CSO Forum at LDC5, 22-27 January 2022, Doha, Qatar


SAVE-THE-DATES: CSO Forum at LDC5, 22-27 January 2022, Doha, Qatar

The 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 of State and Government. It will launch the next 10-year Programme of Action with commitments from all governments to address the challenges of sustainable development, in particular those faced by the 46 UN-defined Least Developed Countries.

A parallel Civil Society Forum will be held in the same premises of the Conference, from 22 to 27 January, 2022. It is being prepared by a Core Group of civil society organisations – Social Watch, Third World Network, Global Policy Forum and LDC Watch – in cooperation with the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).

The programme of the Civil Society Forum is being designed and will address a full range of issues from vaccine inequality, to the climate change crisis and the debt trap and trade rules that are deepening inequalities and insecurities.

For organisations that do NOT hold consultative status to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), please sign up immediately for the special accreditation at https://indico.un.org/event/35735/. The deadline for special accreditation is 15 November 2021.

More details, coming soon. To stay tuned, write to LDC5CSOForum@gmail.com and we will add you to the dedicated listserv: ldc5_csoforum@googlegroups.com.
Please circulate this announcement far and wide within your networks.

On behalf of Global Policy Forum, LDC Watch, Social Watch and Third World Network


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