The Multilateral Agreement on the Establishment of International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries (ITT for LLDCs) entered into force on October 6. The announcement was made at a press conference held in the UN headquarters in New York. The multilateral agreement entered into force as it was ratified by 10 countries including Mongolia /2011/, Lao People’s Democratic Republic /2012/, Armenia /2012/, Afghanistan /2013/, Kazakhstan /2015/, Burkina Faso /2016/, Paraguay /2016/, Kyrgyz Republic /2017/, Tajikistan /2017/ and Nepal /2017/. The ITT for LLDCs is a 2006 initiative of President of Mongolia. The ITT started active operations under its interim management scheme in 2012 in Ulaanbaatar with USD 1 million contribution of the Government of Mongolia. With the agreement entering into force, the ITT for LLDCs will start full operation as an intergovernmental body.