High-level meeting address challenges of landlocked developing countries

New York, 1 October 2008 –A United Nations high-level meeting in New York on 2 and 3 October is to consider concrete actions to be taken to promote better global partnerships to strengthen landlocked developing countries’ (LLDCs) participation in international […]

UN seeks to help landlocked countries overcome their handicap in trade

1 October 2008 –The United Nations today began three days of high-level consultations aimed at boosting foreign direct investment in the world’s 31 landlocked developing countries (LLDC) to strengthen their participation in international trade and the global economy. “As we […]

LDCs call for global fund to address food crisis

United Nations, September 29 – Ministers from the Least Developed Countries meeting at the United Nations in New York have expressed concern at the negative effects the global financial, food and oil crises are having on the world’s most vulnerable […]

Leaders call for new dialogue on AIDS

United Nations, 9 June 2008: The Presidents of Togo and Burkina Faso, as well the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, who are in New York to participate in the United Nations high-level meeting on HIV/AIDS, have stressed the […]

Regional transport key for integration of landlocked countries – top UN official

BANGKOK, 24 APRIL 2008: The United Nations top-most official responsible for Landlocked Developing Countries has emphasized the importance of efficient transport systems to the integration of those countries into the global economy. “Globalization and regional integration require effective regional transport […]