Conferences and Meetings

Date

2013
February – March  
Road and Rail Financing Conference, UN ECE, Geneva

25 February

Second Ministerial Conference Euro-Asian Transport Links (EATL), UN ECE, Geneva

26 February

Euro-Asian Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action, Vientiane, Lao PDR

5-7 March

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals First Session, United Nations, NY

14-15 March

Global Commodities Forum, UNCTAD, Geneva

18-19 March

Brainstorming meeting on the Priorities of a New Development Agenda for the Landlocked Developing Countries, UN-OHRLLS, New York

20-21 March

April – June
OECD Global Forum on Development, OECD, Paris

4-5 April

Meeting on LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the post 2015 Development Agenda
UN-OHRLLS and FERDI, United Nations, New York

16 April

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals Second Session, United Nations, New York

17-19 April

World Bank IMF Spring meetings, Washington D.C.

19-21 April

Special high-level meeting of the ECOSOC with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD, United Nations, New York

22 April

Global Services Forum (Beijing Summit), Beijing, China

29-29 May

2013 High-Level Symposium on “A renewed global partnership for development for a post-2015 era”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

6-7 June

Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conference, United Nations, New York

10 June

Transport Development and Trade Facilitation

13 June

Africa Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action, UN ECA

June

July – September
ECOSOC substantive session, United Nations, Geneva

1-26 July

3 July

High Level Segment (1-4 July)- Annual Ministerial Review 2013: “Science, technology and innovation and culture for sustainable development and the MDGs”
Renewing Global Partnerships for Connecting LLDCs to the World Markets – ECOSOC side event
General Segment (18-25 July): Consideration of agenda item on the Programme of Action for the LDCs for the Decade 2011-2020
Fourth Global Aid for Trade Review, WTO, Geneva

8-10 July

Experts Group Meeting on Assessing the Status of Implementation of Trade and Transport Facilitation Instruments and Measures in Africa

15 July

Latin America Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action, UN ECLAC

August

G-20 Leaders’ Summit, St. Petersburg , Russia

5-6 September

High-Level Conference on Road Transport

17-19 September

Building Resilience of LLDCs to the Impacts of Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

18 September

General Assembly, 68th session – General Debate, United Nations, New York

24 September

Special event to follow up efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, Resolution 65/1, United Nations, Geneva

25 September

12th Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCs, United Nations, New York

September

37th Annual Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of G77, United Nations, New York

September

October – November – December
General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action – Informal informals on draft resolution, United Nations, New York

October / November

2013 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.

11-13 October

General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action, United Nations, New York

October / November

Meeting/Conference of African Transport Ministers

October / November

Expert Group Meeting on Transport and Logistics Innovations for LLDCs

22-24 October

Enhancing ICT Development and Connectivity for LLDCs

31 October

Launch of South-South Technology Transfer Facility for LLDCs

31 October

19th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, Warsaw, Poland

11-22 November

Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conference, United Nations, New York

December

Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference, Bali, Indonesia

3-6 December

2012
February
Inter-Agency Consultative Group Meeting on UN System-wide preparations for the comprehensive ten-year review conference, United Nations, New York

10 February

LLDC Group Meeting to elect New Brureau, United Nations, NY

23 February

April – May
UNCTAD XIII, Doha, Qatar
Ministerial Meeting of the LLDC Group (23 April)

21-26 April

Rio+20: Second round of ‘informal-informal’ negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document, United Nations, NY

23 April – 4 May

17th session of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation on the theme: “Promoting socio-economic transformation through infrastructure development, employment creation, social cohesion and transfer of technologies using South-South cooperation”, United Nations, NY

22 -25 May

June – July
Panel Discussion “UNCLOS and the Landlocked Developing Countries: practical implications”, United Nations, NY

01-Jun-14

Rio+20 – UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

13-22 June

ECOSOC substantive session, United Nations, New York

2-27 July

Annual Ministerial Review (2-3 July): “Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty in the context of inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth at all levels for achieving the MDGs”
Development Cooperation Forum (5-6 July)
September
Fourth Meeting of Trade Ministers of LLDCs, Almaty, Kazakhstan

12 September

Almaty+10 High-level Thematic Meeting on International Trade, Trade Facilitation and Aid for Trade,Almaty, Kazakhstan

13-14 September

High-level Plenary meeting of the 67th session of the General Assembly: The Rule of Law at the national and international levels
United Nations, New York

24 September

Africa Trade Forum 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

24-26 September

General Assembly, 67th session– General Debate, United Nations, New York

25 September

Eleventh Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCs, Conference Room 2, United Nations, New York

26 September

October – December
General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the Implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action,  informal informals on draft resolution
United Nations, New York

17 October

2012 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund
Washington, D.C.

12-14 October

Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka

30 – 31 October

2011
July
ECOSOC substantive session, United Nations, New York

4 -29 July

Aid for Trade Third Global Review, WTO, Geneva

18-19 July

September
High-level Plenary meeting of the 66th session of the General Assembly: High-level Meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, United Nations, New York

19-20 September

High-level Plenary meeting of the 66th session of the General Assembly: High-level meeting on the theme “Addressing desertification, land degradation and drought in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication”
United Nations, New York

20-21 September

General Assembly, 66th session – General Debate, United Nations, New York

21-23, 26-30 September

2011 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund
Washington, D.C.

24-26 September

35th Annual Meeting of the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of G77, United Nations, New York

TBD

Tenth Annual Ministerial Meeting of Foreign Ministers of LLDCs, United Nations, New York

TBD

October – December
General Assembly, consideration of agenda item on the implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action, United Nations, New York

October / November TBD

G20 Summit, Cannes, France

3-4 November

4th High-level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, Busan, Korea

29 November-1 December

Multi-year expert meeting on transport and trade facilitation (fourth session), UNCTAD, Geneva

7–9 December

Eighth WTO Ministerial Conference, WTO, Geneva

15-17 December