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The Czech Republic was elected to the bureau of the LDC5

The Czech Republic was elected together with other 8 countries to serve in the preparatory bureau of the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5), which will take place in Doha, Qatar on January 23 – 27, 2022. Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN Marie Chatardová also delivered a speech on February 8, 2021, during the meeting of the preparatory committee.

The aim of the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries is to evaluate the progress of implementation of the action program adopted during the fourth conference, which took place on 9 -13 May, 2011 in Istanbul. Other goals include assessing new challenges, as well as specific development needs of the least developed countries especially within the frameworks of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Paris Climate Agreement, or the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. It should also mobilize the international support for supportive measures and to also strengthen the partnership between the least developed countries and their development partners.