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United Nations Authorities Underscore the Urgency of Supporting the Development of LLDCs with Concrete Actions

SANTIAGO, 11 June 2019 – The Midterm review meeting of Latin American countries preparatory to the comprehensive high-level midterm review of the Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries for the Decade 2014–2024 began today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile with an urgent call by senior representatives of the United Nations and of various countries to accelerate progress on the priorities established for supporting.

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African landlocked countries and partners call for action to overcome challenges to sustainable development

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.

 

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The first regional meeting on the Mid-term Review of the Vienna Programme of Action concludes in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 12 February 2019 – 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.

 

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The midterm review of the Vienna Programme of Action kicks off with Ministers of LLDCs calling for improved trade, transport and economic opportunities

ASTANA, 16 May 2019 – Ministers and senior government officials from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and development partners, gathered in Astana, Kazakhstan this year, during a two-day Ministerial Meeting on Achieving the SDGs in Landlocked Developing Countries through Connectivity and Trade Facilitation, to identify ways in which trade, economic transformation and the development of transport infrastructure can benefit LLDCs.

 

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