Background

The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Think Tank for LLDCs

Feb 16, 2022 | 5:06 pm
The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Think Tank for LLDCs, as the highest authority of the ITTLLDC formed by the Multilateral Agreement on the Establishment of an International Think Tank for LLDCs, convened virtually on 15th of February 2022.
In line with Article 6.3 of the Multilateral Agreement on the Establishment of the ITTLLDC, Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the UN, was elected as the new Chairperson and Mr.Ugyen Dorji, Chief of Social & Humanitarian Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan, was elected as the new Vice-chairperson.
The Board discussed key operational issues concerning the ITTLLDC, such as its Annual Report for 2021, financial audit report, and the Annual Work Plan for 2022.
During this meeting, the Election for the Executive Director was held. The Government of Mongolia nominated the ITTLLDC’s Director of Operations Mr. Dulguun Damdin-Od for the Executive Director and he was elected and appointed by the Board as the new Executive Director of the ITTLLDC.
The meeting was also observed by the United Nations Office for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), who was granted observer status by the Board of Governors of the ITTLLDC in 2019. During the meeting, Mr. Erdenebileg Sandagdorj, Chief of the Office of the High-Representative for the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, informed the Board of Governors about activities of the UN-OHRLLS in support of landlocked developing countries during the pandemic and its cooperation with the ITTLLDC.
Group photo
Board Nepal
Chair of the Board, Mr. Amrit Bahadur Rai, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nepal to the UN
Group photo2
Board OHRLLS
Observor of the Board, Mr. Erdenebileg Sandagdorj, Chief of the Office of the High-Representative for the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS
Board Secretariat
Mr.Dulguun Damdin-Od, newly appointed Executive Director of the ITTLLDC
Board Paraguay
Member of the Board, Director of Multilateral Economic Organizations, First Secretary Enrique Carrillo, Ministry of Economic Affairs
and Integration of Paraguay
Board Mongolia
Member of the Board, Ms.Gerelmaa, Director General, Department for Multilateral Cooperation, MFA Mongolia
Board Bhutan
Vice-Chair of the Board, Mr.Ugyen Dorji, Chief of Social & Humanitarian Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan

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Ulaanbaatar 14201

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