Experts to Discuss Priorities of a New Development Agenda for Landlocked Developing Countries in New York

19 March 2013 New York – Around 50 experts from landlocked and transit developing countries, donor countries, international organizations, including United Nations Agencies, Programmes and Funds, and other stakeholders, will meet at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on [...]

Vientiane Consensus renews commitment to integrating landlocked developing countries with region’s growth momentum

Vientiane, Laos (ESCAP) – Landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) assert they are land-linked, land-rich countries that can emerge as key hubs in regional cooperation and integration, more than 120 delegates attending the Final Review of the Almaty Programme of Action (APoA) [...]

Much progress made by landlocked developing countries in last decade

Vientiane, Laos (UN ESCAP) – Much progress has been made, but lack of territorial access to the sea, remoteness and isolation from world markets and high transit costs continue to hamper socio-economic development of Euro-Asian landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), participants [...]

High Representative named SG for 10-year Conference on the Implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action for LLDCs

  HIGH REPRESENTATIVE GYAN CHANDRA ACHARYA DESIGNATED SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE TEN-YEAR REVIEW CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALMATY PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR LANDLOCKED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES   06 Feb 2013 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated Mr. Gyan [...]

Kazakhstan To Host Meeting Of Ministers Of Landlocked Developing Countries

Senior officials from the world’s 31 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and the United Nations will meet in Almaty, Kazakhstan 12 -14 September 2012 to discuss ways to further enhance the trade potential of these countries. Co-organised by the United Nations [...]