Vienna Programme of Action

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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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:

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 on the Progress on Implementing the Vienna Programme of Action for LLDCs and Impact 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

23 September 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

First, thank you Your Excellency  Tleuberdi, for inviting me to this meeting.

Opening Remarks at the Virtual Webinar: Breaking Geographical Barriers - Leveraging the Role of Multilateralism to Achieve VPoA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in LLDCs

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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

28 July 2020 
New York, USA

Honorable Ministers, 
Excellencies, 
Head of Organizations, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Breaking Geographical Barriers: Leveraging the Role of Multilateralism to Achieve VPoA and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in LLDCs

The webinar will provide an opportunity to contribute to the global conversation on “creating the future we want by 2045” and to leverage multilateralism in accelerating the VPoA and SDGs in LLDCs.

 

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High-level Political Forum 2020 Side Event: UN Roadmap for Accelerated Implementation of the VPoA for LLDCs in the Decade for Action and COVID-19 Era

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact spans the economic, social, environmental and political spheres, with the LLDCs likely amongst those most impacted.

It will undoubtedly pose serious constraints on the pursuit of LLDCs in achieving the goals and targets of the Vienna Programme of Action and the SDGs.

 

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Statement at the 2020 HLPF Side Event: UN Roadmap for Accelerated Implementation of the VPoA for LLDCs in the Decade for Action and COVID-19 Era

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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

9 July 2020 
New York, USA

Excellencies, 
Colleagues, 
Ladies and gentlemen,

Ambassador Umarov, we certainly meet frequently virtually! Thank you so much for co-organizing this side event with UN-OHRLLS.