Mr Cheick Sidi Diarra - Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the LDCs, United Nations
Mr Stephen O’Brien - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development
Mr Arjun Karki - International Coordinator, LDC Watch
Alison Evans - Director, Overseas Development Institute
In May this year the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Conference will assess the results of the current 10-year action plan for the LDCs, and will work to adopt new strategies for the sustainable development of the LDCs into the next decade.
Preparations for the conference are in progress, with activities at national, regional and global levels. As part of this process, Bond will hold a high-level meeting at the Overseas Development Institute.