Landlocked Developing Countries

Statement on the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries

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Statement by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa‘Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

21 December 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Enhancing the role of the private sector in implementing the Vienna Programme of Action for LLDCs

BACKGROUND

The Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries (VPoA) highlights that renewed and strengthened partnerships with the private sector is critical to the successful implementation of the VPoA. The role of the private sector is highlighted in almost all the priority areas of the VPoA including: improving transit facilitation and establishing efficient transit transport regimes; infrastructure development and maintenance; trade facilitation reforms, structural economic transformation and in the overall implementation of the VPoA.

 

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Statement at the Disaster Risk-Informed and Resilient COVID-19 Recovery Side Event

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Statement by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa‘Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

15 October 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to join you at this Second Committee side event.

I thank Special Representative Mami Mizutori and team for her leadership on this event, as well as the ILO and UN Women for their close partnership.

Disaster Risk-Informed and Resilient COVID-19 Recovery

At this year's General Assembly Second Committee side event, leading scientists and academics, policymakers, and disaster risk reduction practitioners will discuss how the application of the Sendai Framework in COVID-19 recovery and rehabilitation measures can change the trajectory of development from one that unintentionally creates risk to one that purposefully reduces risk and builds resilience for curre

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Briefing on the Secretary-General's Report on Development Progress in Landlocked and Least Developing Countries

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Statement by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa‘Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

8 October 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is my privilege to introduce two reports to you.

They are the Secretary-General’s 2020 Reports on:

Vulnerable Countries are not getting the support they need despite trillions being mobilized globally to tackle COVID-19

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NEW YORK 8 October 2020 – The global response to COVID-19 has been estimated at US$20 trillion and growing. Meanwhile, a mere US$8.5 billion has been spent by international partners to support the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

Human Rights Council 2020 Social Forum: "Climate Change, Poverty and Inequality Among Countries"

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

The Social Forum is an annual meeting convened by the Human Rights Council. It is defined as a unique space for open and interactive dialogue between civil society actors, representatives of Member States, and intergovernmental organizations, on a theme chosen by the Council each year.

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Secretary-General's Reports on Development Progress in Least Developed and Landlocked Developing Countries

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.

 

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Statement at the Regional Dialogue on Strengthening Transport Connectivity in the SPECA Region and Beyond in the Era of COVID-19

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Statement by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa‘Utoikamanu, High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

29 September 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

I warmly welcome you all to our regional dialogue on Strengthening transport connectivity in the SPECA region and beyond in the era of COVID-19.

The aim of our meeting is very important.