Private Sector Track of the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries

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Private Sector Track of the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries

Held every ten years, the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV) will bring together international leaders from government, business and civil society to focus on actions and opportunities to help the 48 nations at the base of the global pyramid – termed the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – achieve more stable, prosperous and sustainable economies and communities.

Successful development requires sufficient private sector investment to enable broad-based sustainable growth. Through the official Private Sector Track of the LDC-IV conference – “Business and Investment for the Base of the Pyramid” – participants can play a crucial role in identifying concrete, action-oriented proposals to address LDC-specific challenges. Particularly in the LDCs, responsible business and investment can assure the longevity and robustness of interventions. For participants, the conference will offer unparalleled opportunities to contribute to building, and ultimately benefiting from, the markets of the future.


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Private Sector Issues Call for Action to Advance LDC Development
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Istanbul - 10 May 2011 - The Private Sector Track Steering Committee at the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries, representing a total of 23 organizations, has issued a series of recommendations to promote opportunity, growth and development in the LDCs. See the full text of the Private Sector Statement below:   Private Sector...
May 10, 2011 11:45 AM ET
UN Secretary-General Highlights Increased Need for Business Engagement in Least Developed Countries
(3BL Media / theCSrfeed) Istanbul - 9 May 2011 - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of private sector engagement for the development and growth of the world’s poorest countries as he launched the largest Private Sector Track in UN conference history at the Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV). At a high-level luncheon...
May 9, 2011 11:45 AM ET
Companies Seek Stronger Role in Advancing World’s Poorest Nations
Over 650 business leaders from around the world are gathering in Istanbul this week to address their role in advancing the world’s least developed countries (LDCs), a group of 48 nations marked by extreme poverty and high economic vulnerability.
May 9, 2011 10:00 AM ET