12 October 2020

NEW YORK 12 October 2020 – The Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) set an ambitious goal to see half of the LDCs graduate from the category during its period of implementation of 2011-2020. Though that target has not

08 October 2020

NEW YORK 8 October 2020 – The global response to COVID-19 has been estimated at US$20 trillion and growing.

08 October 2020

Good Practices, Success Stories, Lessons Learned and Current Challenges in Combating Poverty and Inequalities

08 October 2020

On 8 October, the Second Committee took up Item 23: Groups of countries in special situations

  • Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries and;
  • Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries.


24 September 2020

NEW YORK 24 September 2020 – Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) met virtually on the margins of the UN General Assembly on September 23 and expressed concern about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on their countries.

23 September 2020

Partnering for accelerated implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action and achieving sustainable development in LLDCs in the era of COVID-19


23 September 2020

NEW YORK 23 September, 2020 – Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) adopted a Roadmap for Accelerated Implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action during their annual meeting in the virtual sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. &

24 August 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is the greatest global health crisis in the world and, in the words of the United Nations Secretary-General, the greatest challenge civilisation has faced since World War Two. 
22 July 2020

The webinar will provide an opportunity to contribute to the global conversation on “creating the future we want by 2045” and to leverage multilateralism in accelerating the VPoA and SDGs in LLDCs.