Background

The representative of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, on behalf of the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, introduced a note requesting the High-level Committee on Programmes, on behalf of CEB: (a) to endorse the United Nations system action plan for the further implementation of the Programme of Action for the least developed countries during the period 2007-2010, as submitted by the Chair of the inter-agency consultative group; (b) to recommend that the United Nations system implement the United Nations system action plan for the further implementation of the Programme of Action for the least developed countries during the period 2007-2010 within existing mandates, programmes and resources; and (c) to request that United Nations system organizations include the information on the implementation of the United Nations system action plan for the further implementation of the Programme of Action for the least developed countries during the period 2007-2010 in their annual reports.

Action

The High-level Committee on Programmes agreed to endorse the recommendations of the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.