Landlocked developing countries

    Media events during the Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries

    WHEN AND WHERE: The conference will be held from 3 to 5 November 2014 in Vienna, Austria, at the Vienna International Centre (VIC, Wagramer Strasse 5, 1400 Vienna, Austria).

    WHO: Heads of Government and State, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Conference Secretary-General and High Representative Gyan Chandra Acharya will be joined by business CEOs, parliamentarians, non-governmental organizations, academics, senior UN officials and representatives of many other non-state actors.

    Accreditation: media representatives not already accredited to the VIC should write to press@unvienna.org.

    The Opening and the High-level events will be available via live webcast: http://www.lldc2conference.org/media-resources/webcast/

    The press kit is available at: http://www.lldc2conference.org/media-resources/press-kit/

    Hashtag for the Conference: #LLDC2

    Monday 3 November

    Opening of the Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
    Who:
    See programme

    Monday, 3 November, 10:00
    M-building, MO1 Plenary

    Press Conference: Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries
    Who:
    United Nations Secretary-General, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya

    Monday, 3 November, 12:15 - 12:40
    M-Building, Press Room, MOE71

    High-level Interactive Thematic Roundtable: Achieving Structural Transformation of LLDC Economies
    Who:
    United NationsSecretary-General,Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, Under-Secretary-General Gyan Chandra Acharya

    Monday, 3 November, 15:00
    M-Building, MO1, Boardroom A

      Tuesday, 4 November

    Press briefing: High-level Dialogue on policies and strategies to Turning Commodity Dependence into Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economic Growth
    Who
    : Common Fund for Commodities Managing Director a.i., Parvindar Singh, UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Deputy Secretary-General, Petko Draganov, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Partner for Databank Agrifund Manager Ltd., Dennis Matangira

    Tuesday, 4 November, 14:30
    M-Building, Press Room, MOE71

    For further information please contact:

    The Conference's Spokesperson's Team

    Martin Nesirky, Spokesperson, martin.nesirky[at]unvienna.org, Tel:  +43-1-26060-5676, Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5676

    Ricardo Z . Dunn, Dunn[at]un.org, Tel: +1 917 367 6006, Mobile: (+1) 917 72885921

    Anne Thomas, anne.thomas[at]unvienna.org, Tel: +43-1-26060-5588, Mobile: (+43-699) 1459-5588

    Louise Stoddard, Stoddard[at]un.org, Tel: + 212 963 5370, Mobile: (+1) 646 508 0673

    Reka Furtos, reka.furtos[at]unvienna.org, Tel: +43-1 26060-83019, Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-3019