Ambassadorial retreat in preparation of the Second United Nations Conference on LLDCs 9-10 May 2014


Session 1. The development challenges of LLDCs, the need for holistic approach, Post 2015 Development Agenda, and Policy Dialogue on how to address their special needs

Session 2. Core elements of a new Programme of Action

       – H.E. Ambassador Juan Esteban Aguirre Martinez, Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the United Nations in Geneva, and LLDC Group Coordinator on Trade and Development

      – Mr. Erdenebileg: WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation Implications for the LLDCs

      – Mr. Charles Kunaka, Senior Trade Specialist, World Bank

  • Regional Integration – H.E. Mr. Téte António, Ambassador and Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations,

Session 3. International support measures and special attention to LLDCs

Session 4. Effective monitoring, review and follow-up mechanism

Session 5. Closing