Least Developed Countries

Statement at the Virtual Meeting of the Ambassadors of LDCs

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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

12 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

We remain in the midst of an unprecedented situation since the start of this year. No country or individual is spared from the truly global impacts of COVID-19.

Statement at the Virtual Meeting of the National Focal Points of African LDCs on Response to 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

11 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you ALL for joining this virtual meeting of the National Focal Points for Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA).

Closing Remarks at the Virtual Meeting of the National Focal Points of African LDCs on Response to COVID 19 and Way Forward

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

11 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you all for an engaging dialogue!

There is no doubt left that the COVID-19 pandemic puts on hold the economic and social progress of African LDCs.

Opening Remarks at the Virtual Meeting of the National Focal Points of African LDCs on Response to COVID 19 and Way Forward

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

11 June 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you ALL for joining this virtual meeting of the National Focal Points for Implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA).

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,

Remarks at the Virtual Meeting of the Group of Friends of LDCs

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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

12 May 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

First, I wish to sincerely thank the Permanent Representatives of Belgium and Turkey for organizing this meeting. More than ever, friends are needed!

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. 

Least Developed Countries Appeal for “Global Stimulus Package” to Combat COVID-19 and its Economic Aftershocks

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NEW YORK 28 April 2020 – At a briefing today coordinated by UN-OHRLLS, ambassadors from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) presented an urgent "global stimulus package for LDCs" to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms Amina Mohammed.