Priorities of LDCs in the context of the SDGs and the Post-2015 Development Agenda (2016)

This document sets out a comprehensive set of recommendations that have been, or could be, made by the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Group to the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (OWG-SDGs), as well as a detailed justification for recommendations of greatest relevance and importance to LDCs. The paper draws on the statements that have been made to Open Working Group Sessions 1 through 11 by the Chair of the Global Coordination Bureau of the LDCs; on meetings and interviews with representatives of the LDC Group and experts on various aspects of sustainable development; and on relevant literature.