- Publish Date:June 29, 2016
2015 was a watershed moment for international development. It ushered in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change, among other international agreements. These together reflect a renewed global commitment to tackling the most pressing challenges of our times in an integrated manner, seeking to ensure that all countries and all segments of the population are able to lead better and more productive lives while protecting our planet. They also offer important opportunities for the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), as they seek to meet their graduation ambitions under the Istanbul Programme of Action.