Executive Director of International Think Tank for LLDCs addresses 74th Session of UNGA

2019-12-10 13:01:16

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Executive Director of the International Think Tank for LLDCs Mr. Erdenetsogt Odbayar addressed the High-level plenary meeting of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly devoted to the comprehensive midterm review of the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action (VPoA) for Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) for the decade 2014-2024 on December 5, 2019.

The Executive Director informed the plenary session of the midterm review meeting about the recent accomplishments of the ITTLLDC on research projects and successful organization of international and regional events, workshops and seminars with its partner organizations, such as UN system organizations and other research institutes.

After expressing the International Think Tank for LLDC’s full commitment to the cause of LLDCs, the Executive Director called on all landlocked developing countries that have not yet ratified the Multilateral Agreement for the Establishment of an International Think Tank to do so at its earliest convenience and asked development partners and Friends of LLDCs to support and effectively utilize the International Think Tank for sharing experiences and know-how, research endeavors and addressing challenges in implementing both the VPoA and SDGs as noted in the Article 64 (j) of the VPoA.

The high-level plenary meeting continued with thematic sessions and concluded on December 6, 2019.

Source: International Think Tank for LLDCs