National Consultation on Nepal’s Graduation from the LDC Category, Implementation of IPoA and SDGs Held

National Consultation on Nepal’s Graduation from the LDC Category, Implementation of IPoA and SDGs Held


About LDCs

Brussels Programme of Action (BPoA)

The Brussels Programme provides a “framework for partnership” between the LDCs and their development partners carrying the overarching goal of making “substantial progress towards halving the proportion of people living in extreme poverty and suffering from hunger by 2015 and promot[ing] the sustainable development of the LDCs”. It contains 30 international development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration. The Programme is based on shared but differentiated responsibilities or mutual commitments between the LDCs and their development partners, and articulates the policies and measures by the LDCs in seven interlinked areas: 1) fostering a people-centred policy framework; 2) good governance at national and international levels; 3) building human and institutional capacities; 4) building productive capacities to make globalisation work for LDCs; 5) enhancing the role of trade in development; 6) reducing vulnerability and protecting the environment; and 7) mobilising financial resources.

The Programme contains ten cross-cutting priority issues: poverty eradication, gender equality, employment, governance at national and international levels, capacity-building, sustainable development, special problems of landlocked and small island LDCs, and challenges faced by conflict-affected LDCs. Its implementation is guided by the following five principles: 1) an integrated approach; 2) genuine partnership; 3) country ownership; 4) market considerations; and 5) result orientation. It is well recognised in the Programme that success will critically depend on effective follow-up, implementation, monitoring and review at the national, regional and global levels. For this purpose, by its Resolution 56/227, UNGA has also established the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Download link: www.unohrlls.org

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SAVE-THE-DATES: CSO Forum at LDC5, 22-27 January 2022, Doha, QatarThe Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 23 to 27 January 2022, at the level of Heads...
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UNOHRLLS is organising a Voices of a Brighter Future journalists competition to bring local sustainable energy stories from least developed countries to a global audience.The competition is looking for inspiring stories on how sustainable ...
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(13 September 2017): LDC Watch, the umbrella group representing NGOs from Least Developed Countries, is holding a working session on ‘Inclusive Global Trade System In The Face of Changing Trade Landscape’ at the WTO Public Forum. It is ‘Work...
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LDC Watch is implementing the project, 'Strengthening LDC Civil Society Voice in the context of IPoA for 2011 - 2020, funded by Bread for the World. We are seeking services of a competent Evaluator/Evaluation Agency to conduct an evaluation of the...
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On behalf of the Board and the International Secretariat of LDC Watch, I am pleased to welcome Mr. Gauri Pradhan as its International Coordinator. Mr. Pradhan is a human rights defender and development activist, who has served as a member of Nepal...
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Dear friends,Here's the final sign-on statement statement for TOTAL AND UNCONDITIONAL CANCELLATION OF NEPAL'S DEBT which we have initiated through our network m...
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Tel: +977 1 4004507, 4004985, 4004976

Fax: +977 1 4004508

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