14 May 2020


31 October 2019


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).

10 April 2019

This paper reviews progress made by LLDCs in Asia and Europe in structural economic transformation (Priority 5 of the Vienna Program of Action - VPoA).

01 January 2019

This report “Achieving the SDGs in Landlocked Developing Countries through Connectivity and Trade Facilitation” provides insights into the progress made by the LLDCs on improving transit transport connectivity, structural economic transformation, trade facilitation and trade performance, the major achievements and constraints experienced and recommendations to further advance transport connecti

04 September 2018

This fifth report on the State of the LDCs is a call to action. The report assesses progress in achieving the goals and targets of the Istanbul Programme of Action and then focuses on what has to happen to reduce vulnerability and building resilience in the LDCs. 

11 July 2017

SIDS In Numbers: Biodiversity and Oceans (2017) outlines the scope of biodiversity and its immense value across the three geographical regions that form the SIDS group. This edition also aims to highlight threats to biodiversity and present examples of strategies and initiatives to help to counteract these threats and mitigate damage.

01 June 2017

The purpose of this occasional policy papers series, published by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), is to analyse policy issues relating to the development of the least developed countries (LDCs), stimulate discussions and promote international cooperation.