International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries held a joint conference with the University of Sydney on “Exploring Connectivity in LLDCs” in Sydney, Australia on November 27-28, 2017.
During the conference Ambassador at-Large and Interim Director Mr. Odbayar and ITT for LLDCs researchers launched the papers conducted within the joint research project “Exploring Connectivity in LDDCs” with University of Sydney.
As agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the ITT for LLDCs in 2015, the think tank and the University of Sydney must contribute both to the LLDC community as well as to the research diversity of the USYD using high quality academic research. Therefore both parties launched the outcomes of the joint research project with 2 additional ITTLLDC publications of 2017 at University of Sydney.
The papers were also previously launched in Ulaanbaatar, Bangkok and New-York.
During the conference total of 5 papers were introduced to the research community in Sydney.
1. International Trade Connectivity: FDI, Economic Diversification and Trade
2. ICT Connectivity: Azerbaijan Model of Technology Leapfrogging
3. Transport Connectivity: Modelling the Potential for Aviation Liberalization
4. Bilateral Transit and Transportation Agreements of LLDCs: Benefits and Bottlenecks – Case India and Nepal
5. Rethinking Regional Integration for LLDCs