António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the High-level Opening Dialogue (LDC5)
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Video message by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the High-level Opening Dialogue (LDC5).
The Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5 ) in Doha, Qatar on 5-9 March, 2023 is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to accelerate sustainable development in the places where international assistance is needed the most - and to tap the full potential of the Least Developed Countries helping them make progress on the road to prosperity.


Ms. Folly BAH THIBAULT, Broadcast journalist.


António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations;

Brad SMITH, Vice Chair and President, Microsoft;

José RAMOS-HORTA, President, Timor-Leste; 

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar;

Sitoyo LOPOKOIYIT, Managing Director, M-PESA Africa; 

Somachi CHRIS-ASOLUKA, Chief Executive Officer, Tony Elumelu Foundation; 

Strive MASIYIWA, Founder and Executive Chairman, Econet; 

Thomas Oestros, Vice-President European Investment Bank (EIB).