High-Level Meeting on the Follow-up to the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
Livingstone, Zambia, 2nd – 4th June 2015
The Zambian Government together with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developing Countries, Landlocked developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and development partners will hold a three day follow-up meeting to The Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) that was held in Vienna, Austria in November 2014. The meeting on 2,3, 4 June 2015, will follow up on the outcome of the conference, the Vienna Programme of Action for the LLDCs for the Decade 2014 – 2024 (VPoA), which was adopted by all member states during the Conference.
The Conference in Vienna brought together high-level officials from 129 UN Member States, including Heads of State and Government, Ministers, other officials, private sector representatives, academia and civil society representatives as well as representatives from the UN system and other international organizations to reaffirm the global commitment to addressing the special development needs of and the challenges faced by the LLDCs.