First Meeting of the LDC5 Preparatory Committee - Side Events

Programme of Side Events

24-28 May 2021

 

 

Monday 24

 

13:15-14:45
The future of manufacturing in LDCs: First lessons for the post-pandemic era
Organizer: UNIDO
+ info | Recording event

 

 

Tuesday 25

 

8:15-9:45
Arab LDCs: Development Challenges and Opportunities
Organizer: ESCWA
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12:00-13:30
How to stimulate youth employment while promoting a sustainable economic recovery of the agriculture and agribusiness sector in the post Covid-19 era that is effective, equitable, and inclusive in Africa’s LDCs
Organizer: FAO and UNIDO
+ info | Recording event

 

 

13:30-15:00
Beyond recovery & towards 2030: Policy recommendations to address inequality
Organizer: UNDP
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Wednesday 26

 

8:00-9:45 
Towards Improved Support to Graduating and Graduated Countries
Organizer: Bangladesh, DESA and OHRLLS (IATF)
+ info 

 

9:50-11:20
Connect2Recover - Building back better with broadband
Organizer: ITU, Japan and Saudi Arabia
+ info 

 

11:30-13:00
Productive capacities for the new Decade
Organizer: UNCTAD, EIF, CDP Secretariat, UN Technology Bank for LDCs
+ info | Recording event (Password: pQ92JVZC)

 

13:15-14:45
Accelerating climate risk management in the LDCs
Organizer: UNFCCC
+ info 

 

15:00-16:30
Supporting Transformative Investments for SDG Achievement in LDCs
Organizer: UNCDF
Recording

 

 

 

Thursday 27 

 

8:15-9:45
Realizing human rights and gender equality in LDCs: Contributions to the LDC5 Conference
Organizer: OHCHR and UN Women
+ info ENGLISH+ info FRANÇAIS | Recording: link - Passcode: RFM?m3KQ

 

12:00-13:30
Strengthening regional health industries to enhance pandemic resilience of LDCs 
Organizer: Technology Bank for the LDCs and UNIDO
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13:30-15:00
Language matters for development, peace, and reconciliation: the case for LDCs 
Organizer: UNESCO
+ info

 

 

Friday 28 

 

8:15-9:45
The development of human and institutional capacities in the least developed countries
Organizer: IAEA
+ info | Registration

 

13:00-14:30
Making Peace with Nature in the new Programme of Action
Organizer: UNEP
+info | Recording: link

 

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