Doha global conference seeks to accelerate development where international assistance is needed most
His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohamed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, will lead the UAE on behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan The delegation attends the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5), which kicks off in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday.
The five-day conference will be attended by many world leaders, as well as representatives of the business community, civil society and youth.
The global conference seeks to accelerate sustainable development where international assistance is needed most, and to unlock the full potential of least developed countries, helping them make progress on their path to prosperity.
The activity involves investing in workforce cadres, poverty eradication and capacity building, and harnessing the power of science, technology and innovation to help developing countries.
The meeting also looked at encouraging LDCs to participate in international trade, regional integration, combating climate change, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, and developing resilience.
At the meeting, concrete initiatives and concrete deliverables are expected to be announced to address the specific challenges of LDCs.