Joint Declaration of Intent Between UN RCO Mongolia and ITTLLDC

May 16, 2024 | 11:19 am

UN House, Ulaanbaatar

On May 15, 2024, a landmark event took place at the UN House in Ulaanbaatar with the signing of the Joint Declaration of Intent between the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office (UN RCO) Mongolia and the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries (ITTLLDC). This significant agreement underscores a mutual commitment to advancing the development goals of landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), particularly Mongolia.

The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Tapan Mishra, UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia, and Mr. Dulguun Damdin-Od, Executive Director of ITTLLDC, along with representatives from various UN agencies, international development organizations, and embassies.

The Joint Declaration of Intent aims to enhance collaboration on research, policy development, and capacity-building initiatives tailored to the unique challenges faced by LLDCs, particularly in the context of sustainable development and climate change resilience.

Mr. Mishra emphasized the importance of this partnership in his remarks, stating, “This declaration signifies our shared vision and commitment to supporting landlocked developing countries in overcoming their unique challenges. By working together, we can leverage our collective expertise to drive meaningful progress.”

Mr. Damdin-Od highlighted the potential impact of the collaboration, noting, “This partnership will enable us to combine our strengths and resources to develop innovative solutions and strategies that address the specific needs of landlocked developing countries. We are excited about the opportunities this agreement presents for advancing our common goals.”

The Joint Declaration of Intent is expected to pave the way for a series of collaborative projects aimed at improving transport infrastructure, enhancing trade facilitation, and bolstering climate resilience in LLDCs. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the global effort to ensure that no country is left behind in the pursuit of sustainable development.

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