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Least developed countries group responds to new report finding ambitious action by G20 countries could limit warming to 1.7°C

Least developed countries group responds to new report finding ambitious action by G20 countries could limit warming to 1.7°C

16 September 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan (16 September 2021) – A new report released today by Read More

Least developed countries remain concerned about inclusion at COP26

Least developed countries remain concerned about inclusion at COP26

10 September 2021

Mr Sonam Phuntsho Wangdi, the chair of the group of the 46 Read More

Least developed countries react to latest IPCC report: alarm bells are ringing

Least developed countries react to latest IPCC report: alarm bells are ringing

09 August 2021

“Alarm bells are ringing; I hope everyone is hearing them,” said Mr Read More

Pace of UN climate talks fail to match urgency needed for climate action

Pace of UN climate talks fail to match urgency needed for climate action

17 June 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan - Following the May-June 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, the Read More

Least Developed Countries Group’s expectations for the UN May-June Climate Change Conference & 47th G7 Summit

Least Developed Countries Group’s expectations for the UN May-June Climate Change Conference & 47th G7 Summit

31 May 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan - Delegates from around the world are meeting virtually over Read More

Least Developed Countries Call for World Leaders to Show Greater Leadership on Climate

Least Developed Countries Call for World Leaders to Show Greater Leadership on Climate

23 April 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan - Over the last two days, 40 world leaders, including Read More

Least developed countries welcome Systematic Observations Financing Facility

Least developed countries welcome Systematic Observations Financing Facility

21 April 2021

The Least Developed Countries (LDC) group has welcomed the proposed creation of Read More

Vulnerable Countries Extremely Disappointed that Climate Targets Remain Far from Enough to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

Vulnerable Countries Extremely Disappointed that Climate Targets Remain Far from Enough to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

26 February 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan - Today the UNFCCC Secretariat released a synthesis report of Read More

Least Developed Countries call for increased focus on climate adaptation

Least Developed Countries call for increased focus on climate adaptation

28 January 2021

Thimphu, Bhutan – The world’s least developed countries appealed to the international Read More

Least Developed Countries Ramp Up – and Call For – Climate Ambition at Virtual Summit Before 2020 Deadline

Least Developed Countries Ramp Up – and Call For – Climate Ambition at Virtual Summit Before 2020 Deadline

10 December 2020

Thimphu, Bhutan – Ministers from the Least Developed Countries, after putting forward Read More

Thimphu Ambition Summit: Momentum for a 1.5°C World

Thimphu Ambition Summit: Momentum for a 1.5°C World

04 December 2020

Thimphu, Bhutan - Among those most vulnerable to climate change and worst Read More

Sparks of climate leadership ignite at UNGA – for and from Least Developed Countries 

Sparks of climate leadership ignite at UNGA – for and from Least Developed Countries 

01 October 2020

Thimphu, Bhutan – “Surprising announcements from some, with steadfast ambitions from others, is Read More

Leading the Way: Raising Ambition for 1.5°C Compatible Climate Ambition

Leading the Way: Raising Ambition for 1.5°C Compatible Climate Ambition

25 September 2020

Online from Thimphu, Bhutan: AOSIS and LDC Group representatives met on 25 Read More

Least Developed Countries call for world leaders at the UN General Assembly to boldly address the climate crisis

Least Developed Countries call for world leaders at the UN General Assembly to boldly address the climate crisis

23 September 2020

23 September 2020, Thimphu, Bhutan - “As the world grapples with a Read More

Least Developed Countries call for scaled up climate action and support despite hiatus from UN climate talks

Least Developed Countries call for scaled up climate action and support despite hiatus from UN climate talks

26 August 2020

26 August 2020, Thimphu, Bhutan – “Action on climate change must not Read More