Serving 91 Vulnerable Member States of the United Nations
The United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) supports groups of vulnerable countries in the United Nations System.
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Meetings03 December 2020Updated 14 December 202019 November 2020Updated 07 January 2021UNFPA Global Thought Leadership Conversation on "Women's Agency in Ending Extreme Poverty - Empowering Women from SIDS”03 November 2020Updated 03 November 202021 October 2020Updated 07 January 202115 October 2020Updated 29 October 2020
Least Developed Countries (LDCs) represent the poorest and most vulnerable segment of the international community.
Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) face challenges due to their remoteness, lack of territorial access to the sea and significant distance from world markets.
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are remote from world markets and suffer from climate change and fragile natural environments.