USG Acharya on the first day of the LLDC Conference-in ViennaWorld leaders adopt ambitious 10 year action-plan for landlocked developing countries

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a 10 year action-plan aimed at accelerating sustainable development in the world’s 32 landlocked developing countries.  The action-plan was put together in Vienna, Austria, where Heads of State and senior representatives from governments and international organizations gathered from 3 – 5 November at the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries.

Read The Vienna Programme of Action and The Vienna Declaration

Linking Landlocked Countries to Global Opportunities

An overview of progress made by the world’s 32 Landlocked Developing Countries since the adoption of the Almaty Programme of Action in 2003. The video features interviews with the Foreign Minister of Austria, USG Gyan Chandra Acharya and the Permanent Representative of Zambia to the UN and was played at the opening of the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries, 3-5 November 2014.

Landlocked Navigators. Photo by Fátima Villasboa Maidana

Landlocked Navigators. Photo by Fátima Villasboa Maidana

Photo exhibition from Landlocked Developing Countries

UN-OHRLLS is delighted to share photographs from our Bordered by Borders photo call, which attracted over 500 photo entries from around the world – showcasing the rich cultural heritages, natural landscapes and communities who live in Landlocked Developing Countries.