LLDCs Meetings


December 2020



November 2020


October 2020
8 Consideration of the Agenda Item on Groups of Countries in Special Situations by the Second Committee New York, USA
15 GA Second Committee Side Event on "Disaster risk informed and resilient COVID recovery"  New York, USA


September 2020
15 Opening of the Regular Session of the General Assembly 75th Session New York, USA
21 Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN New York, USA
22-30 High-level General Debate of the General Assembly New York, USA

LLDCs Annual Ministerial Meeting

New York, USA


August 2020


July 2020
6 ECOSOC Integration Segment New York, USA
7-16 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development New York, USA
9 Mobilizing International Solidarity, Accelerating Action and Embarking on New Pathways to Realize the 2030 Agenda and Respond to COVID-19: African Countries, LDCs and LLDCs New York, USA
9 HLPF Side Event: Pathways Towards Universal Access to Resilient Connectivity in the Least Developed and Landlocked Countries New York, USA
9 HLPF Side Event: UN Roadmap for Accelerated Implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for LLDCs in the Decade for Action and COVID-19 Era New York, USA
13 Transforming Food Systems Hand-in-Hand to Deliver Healthy Diets in LDCs, LLDCs, and SIDS New York, USA
14-17 High-level Segment, Including the Three-day Ministerial Segment of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development New York, USA
21 Ambassadorial Meeting of LLDCs New York, USA
28 Breaking Geographical Barriers: Leveraging the Role of Multilateralism to Achieve VPoA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in LLDCs New York, USA


June 2020
2-6 Ocean Conference (POSTPONED) Lisbon, Portugal
7 Ministerial Meeting on Trade for LLDCs (POSTPONED) Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
8-11 Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference (MC-12) (POSTPONED) Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
9 High-level Dialogue to Access the Progress Made in the Fight Against Desertification, and Degradation and Drought (POSTPONED) New York, USA
18 Ambassadorial Level Dialogue on Addressing Sovereign Debt Distress in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the Time of Covid-19 New York, USA
22 UNCTAD Trade and Development Board, Sixty-seventh Session (RESCHEDULED TO 2-3 JULY 2020) Geneva, Switzerland
25 ISA Briefing on Equitable Sharing of Benefits and Sustainable Development of Deep Seabed Resources for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS New York, USA


May 2020
1 ECOSOC Special Meeting of the Council on International Cooperation in Tax Matters New York, USA
5-7 Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference (POSTPONED) Beijing, China
7 COVID19 and Impacts on Food Security in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS New York, USA
11 High-level Thematic Debate on the Impact of Rapid Technological Change on the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets (POSTPONED TO 11 JUNE 2020) New York, USA
12-13 Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (DEFERRED TO 2021) New York, USA
14-15 ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum (DEFERRED TO 2021) New York, USA
21 76th Session of the ESCAP Commission Bangkok, Thailand
19-21 ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment New York, USA
25-29 38th session of the ECLAC Commission San José, Costa Rica


April 2020
3 ECOSOC Partnership Forum (CANCELLED) New York, USA
17-19 2020 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Washington, D.C., USA
23 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up New York, USA


March 2020
3-6 51st Session of the Statistical Commission New York, USA
5 Second Meeting of the LLDCs Group at the Ambassadorial Level New York, USA
9 64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women New York, USA
18-24 53rd Session of the Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development: Africa's Sustainable Industrialization and Diversification in the Digital Era (POSTPONED) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
26-27 Ministerial Transport Conference for LLDCs (POSTPONED) Awaza, Turkmenistan


February 2020
4-5 Preparatory Meeting for the 2020 UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Ocean Conference) New York, USA


January 2020
7 LLDCs Chairmanship Hand-over Ceremony New York, USA
14 First Meeting of the Bureau of the LLDCs Group New York, USA
15-17 World Bank/ WRI Transforming Transportation Conference 2020 Washington, D.C., USA
22 Briefing by the UN Secretary General on His Priorities for 2020 New York, USA
22 First Meeting of the LLDCs Group at the Ambassadorial Level New York, USA
22 Official Reception on the Occasion of the Beginning of the Chairmanship New York, USA



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