Landlocked Developing Countries

Closing Statement at the Ambassadorial Level Dialogue on Addressing Sovereign Debt Distress in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the Time of COVID-19

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

18 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you all for this unprecedented level of attendance and participation today. 

I think we all are united in attaching the utmost importance to the issues at hand and which we discussed.

Ambassadorial Level Dialogue on Addressing Sovereign Debt Distress in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented human tragedy whose health and economic consequences will exacerbate the dramatic disruptions in the life of millions of people.

The pandemic emerged at a time when the world was already on an unsustainable path of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Opening Statement at the Ambassadorial Level Dialogue on Addressing Sovereign Debt Distress in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in the Time of COVID-19

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

18 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

I welcome you to our virtual meeting. 

It would be an understatement to say that our shared globe travels through challenging times. 

Statement at the Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island 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 May 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Statement at the Joint FAO-OHRLLS Briefing on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Food Security for the LDCs, LLDCs, and SIDS

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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

7 May 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

There is a saying “may you live in exceptional times” - everybody, everywhere I am certain experiences this sense right now. 

COVID-19: For the First Time We’re Talking About a Development Emergency Response

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NEW YORK, 6 April 2020 – With COVID-19, the world is facing an unprecedented threat. The novel coronavirus has spread to over 200 countries and territories that are facing, in the words of the Deputy Secretary-General, “not just a health emergency or a humanitarian emergency but for the first time a development emergency.”