09 March 2021

The Assessment of Financing for Sustainable Development and the Achievement of the SAMOA Pathway report 2020 provides statistical data and an analytical overview of the external financial flows to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) for sustainable development and the implementation of the SAMOA Pathway and

17 February 2021

SIDS are heavily dependent on oceans, coasts and marine resources for their livelihood and economic growth.

29 January 2021

National Focal Points (NFPs) facilitate the strengthening of coherence and coordination at the national, regional and global levels on SIDS-related issues and foster peer-learning and exchange of best practices on the implementation and follow up of the SAMOA Pathway, the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, the SDGs and other global frameworks in the context of COVID-19 and the need to “bu

20 January 2021

This report was prepared by UN-OHRLLS per its mandate to serve as a focal point for the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) and to mobilize and coordinate the active involvement of the UN system (as requested in UN General Assembly 73/242).

29 December 2020

As the decade of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) draws to a close and in preparation for the Fifth United Nations Conference of the LDCs, the Office of the High Representative of the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (OHRLLS), called upon all LDC member states to submit national reports on the progress of implementation of the

22 December 2020

Without urgent and enhanced action, the 46 least developed countries (LDCs) will not be able to reach the
SDG 7 targets by 2030. Despite the extraordinary growth potential for the energy sector in LDCs, these countries
rarely benefit from larger financing schemes to the same extent as other, more prosperous, developing

04 September 2020

Over 80% of global merchandise trade travels by sea. But 32 developing countries have no direct access to the open water.

14 July 2020

A new report entails how policymakers and regulators can collaborate to quicken solar photovoltaic installation across the Caribbean—improving communities' livelihoods, enabling cost savings, building resilience and reducing dependency on foreign oil.