Least Developed Countries

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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Video Statement at at the Human Rights Council 2020 Social Forum: "Climate Change, Poverty and Inequality Among 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 
Geneva, Switzerland

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Greetings.

It is an honour to join you.

The topic of your meeting lies at the heart of the lives and futures of the people in the 91 countries OHRLLS advocates for.

Keynote Statement at a A Joint AOSIS-LDC Group Event - Leading the way: Raising Ambition for 1.5°C-compatible Climate Action

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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

25 September 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

I thank the co-organizers for your invitation to address this important meeting. 

Video Statement at the Virtual Meeting during New York Climate Week

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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

23 September 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

I thank Climate Analytics for the opportunity to share a few thoughts with you on the occasion of  this timely and important event.

Statement at the SDG Business Forum 2020: Catalyzing Finance and Investment for the Achievement of SDG 7

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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

23 September 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to be here with you and participate in this important discussion on catalyzing finance and investment for the achievement of SDG 7.