Side Events

Side events organised by Member States, UN system and other Inter-governmental Organizations, and Major Groups, were held in the margin of the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries in Vienna.

Side events were held in the M Building of the Vienna International Center (VIC), from Monday, 3 November to Wednesday, 5 November 2014, either in the early morning or during lunch-time, so as not to run in parallel with the main conference sessions.

For the map of the VIC, click here. For the map of the M Building where the side events will take place, click here.

Guidelines for side event organizers

Preliminary Schedule of Side Events

Date and time

Venue

Side Event Organizer and Title

Monday, 3 November 2014

 

13:15-14:45

M6

UNDP: Trade and human development in LLDCs

13:15-14:45

MOE79

ESCAP: Economic Diversification in Asian LLDCs: Prospects and Challenges

13:15-14:45

M4

OHRLLS, SE4ALL, UNWomen, Kazakhstan: Sustainable energy for Landlocked Developing Countries and “Future Energy” Astana 2017 Expo – Programme  |  Concept Note

13:15-14:45

MOE100

ITU: Addressing Connectivity Challenges in LLDCs

13:15-14:30

M5

AUSTRIA: Enhancing LLDCs’ competitiveness: public/private partnerships on vocational training

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 

 

08:15-09:45

M6

FERDI, ITC: Aid for Trade and Regional Integration as Means for Accelerating LLDC Development – Concept Note [EN] [FR] | Brochure

08:15-09:45

MOE79

OHRLLS, World Bank: Launch of joint publication “Improving trade and transport for LLDCs: ten year review” - Concept Note

08:15-09:45

M4

FAO: Climate-Smart Agriculture

13:15-14:45

M4

UNECE: Border crossing facilitation: the facilitation potential of “Carnet” Conventions

13:15-14:45

M5

UNCTAD, WTO: Harvesting benefits of trade facilitation for LLDCs  |  Event Summary

13:15-14:45

M6

UNIDO, Austria: Regional coherence and south-south cooperation to promote sustainable energy investments, markets and industries in LLDCs 

13:15-14:45

MOE79

DESA: Achieving the future sustainable development goals: The role of labour migration - Concept Note  |  Programme  |  Event Summary
Presentations by Ms. Clare Menozzi  |  Ms. Michelle Leighton

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 

 

08:15-09:45

M4

IRU: Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport

Presentations by Mr. Igor Runov  |  Mr. Mereke Pshembaev

Summary and Results

13:15-14:45

M4

Austria: Briefing to Member States on the preparations for UNGASS Special Session on the World Drug Problem to be held in 2016

13:15-14:45

M6

Enhanced Integrated Framework: Unlocking the trade potential of Landlocked LDCs: the role of the EIF partnership – Concept Note and Programme [EN] [FR

13:15-14:45

M5

ESCAP, ECA, ECLAC, ECE: Linking LLDCs to regional infrastructure networks - Concept Note | Programme

13:15-14:45

MOE79

UNEP, Austria: Mountains and the Post-2015 Development Agenda/SDGs 

13:15-14:45

MOE100

Namibia: Namibia’s role as a transit country for the SADC Region and beyond