Landlocked Developing Countries

Welcoming Remarks at the Working Dinner of the Ambassadorial Retreat on the Comprehensive High-level Midterm Review on the Implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action

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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

7 May 2019 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Distinguished delegates, 
Ladies and gentlemen, 

Statement at the Luncheon Meeting on Graduation, International Support Measures and Leveraging Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals

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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

16 April 2019 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Distinguished delegates, 
Ladies and gentlemen, 

African Landlocked Developing Countries and Partners Call for Action to Overcome Challenges to Sustainable Development

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Joint Press Release with UNECA

MARRAKECH, 19 March 2019 – Senior government officials and experts from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), transit developing countries and development partners meeting in Morocco have called for stronger regional cooperation on transit policies and greater support in areas including connectivity in transport, energy and information and communication technologies infrastructure, export diversification, value addition and trade facilitation.

The First Regional Meeting on the Mid-term Review of the Vienna Programme of Action Concludes in Bangkok

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Joint Press Release with UNECE and ESCAP

BANGKOK, 12 February 2019 – Today, senior government officials and experts from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), transit developing countries and development partners, concluded in Bangkok, Thailand, a Euro-Asian regional meeting on the Mid-term Review of the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA), identifying progress and challenges in the implementation of the VPoA in Europe and Asia.

Achieving SDG 7 in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS (2018)

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The policy briefs focus on links between SDG 7 and the SDGs that will be under review at the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) taking place in New York,  namely SDG 4 (quality education), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), SDG 13 (climate action), SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), and SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals), which is reviewed annually. The report comes at the midpoint of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024, and was launched during a midpoint review conducted at t

Ministers from Landlocked Developing Countries Call for Improved Transport, Economic Opportunities and Trade Facilitation

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Press Release

ASTANA, 17 May 2018 – A new declaration that calls for improved transport, promotes economic transformation and better trade has been adopted at a Ministerial meeting of landlocked developing countries in Astana, Kazakhstan today, to better integrate these countries into the global trading system. 

Ministers and senior government officials from the landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) gathered in Astana, Kazakhstan from 16 to 17 of May 2018, for a two-day Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Transport. 

Ministers from Landlocked Developing Countries Call for Improved Trade, Transport and Economic Opportunities

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Press Release

ASTANA, 16 May 2018 – Ministers and senior government officials from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and development partners, are gathering in Astana, Kazakhstan today to identify ways in which trade, economic transformation and the development of transport infrastructure can benefit LLDCs.