LDCs Publications

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

13 July 2020


Corporate sustainability reporting can help organisations measure, understand and communicate their economic, environmental, social and governance performance, and then set goals to improve that performance. A sustainability report is the key platform for communicating sustainability performance and impacts – whether positive or negative.

31 October 2019

Latest LDCs Publications

31 October 2019


Graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category is a key milestone in the sustainable development progress of a country and requires support from all its stakeholders.

16 October 2019

This empirical study examines the economic impact of fixed and mobile broadband in the least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS).