IPC members from Russia and Nigeria took part in the UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries 5

The UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries 5 was held from 4 to 9 March in Doha, Qatar. Such a conference is held every 10 years, the previous was held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2011. His Highness Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, President of Malawi Lazarus Chakwera, who is the Chairman of the Least Developed Countries Group, and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina spoke at the plenary opening of the conference.

The conference was attended by presidents, prime ministers, government delegations from all UN member states. Also within the framework of the conference, plenary sessions, government round tables, panel discussions were held daily, as well as the Youth Forum, the Civil Society Forum and the Private Sector Forum.

The IPC was represented at the conference by participants from Russia: IPC Secretary Ilya Lisnyak, Head of the Project Management Department Mark Korobov, Head of the Public Diplomacy Department Anna Abrazhenchik, and IPC participant from Nigeria Musa Adewale Olatunji.

On the sidelines of the conference IPC was presented to Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin, Foreign Minister of Venezuela Ivan Gil, Prime Minister of Mali Shogel Kokalla Maiga, Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Tonga Xiaosi Sovaleni, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation of Guinea Rose Paul Prism, Permanent Representatives of Senegal and Ghana to the UN and other officials. Also, as part of the trip, the participants visited the Russian Embassy in Qatar and the Nigerian Embassy in Qatar.