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Use the filters to find capacity development tools that were developed by UNDESA or produced in collaboration with partners, along the five priority areas. You will find practical information and knowledge in the form of handbooks, manuals, case studies and on-line training materials.


   

Columbia study: Implications of macroeconomic policy, external shocks and social protection systems on poverty, inequality and vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean. Colombia – (Implicaciones de la política macroeconómica, los choques externos y los sistemas de protección social en la pobreza, la desigualdad y la vulnerabilidad en América Latina y el Caribe. Colombia)
This study describes how the last decade of the twentieth century was characterized by strong macroeconomic volatility in Latin American economies. In general, the reforms imposed in the early nineties increased flows of entry and exit of goods and cap …
Area of work: Policy coherence
Keywords: Social Protection Systems
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: Spanish
External economic vulnerability, social protection and poverty in Latin America – (Vulnerabilidad económica externa, protección social y pobreza en América Latina)
This study addresses the need identified by the governments of seven countries in Latin America to strengthen their knowledge about policy options to mitigate the effects of external shocks.
Area of work: Policy coherence
Keywords: Social Protection Systems
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: Spanish
Strengthening International Support Measures for the Least Developed Countries
The Policy Note takes stock of the nature of the financial, technical and institutional support and preferential trade-related treatments that have been provided to LDCs. It provides an assessment of how useful these existing support measures have been …
Area of work: Means of Implementation
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Cost Benefit analysis
Cost benefit analysis tool for identifying institutional capacity building priorities in LDCs: an application to Uganda
Area of work: Means of Implementation
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Committee for Development Policy background paper series
The CDP Background Papers are preliminary documents aimed at stimulating discussion and critical comment on the broad range of economic, social and environmental issues associated with the issues dealt with by the Committee for Development Policy.
Area of work: Evidence-based policy
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
ePing – Electronic notification tool
Electronic notification tool developed by CDP to notify LDCs about sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) and technical barriers to trade (TBT) import requirements of potential and existing trading partners.
Area of work: Means of Implementation
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Least Developed Countries snapshots – key statistical data
The 2015 Country Snapshots compile the key statistical data used by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) at the 2015 triennial review of the least developed country category.
Area of work: Evidence-based policy
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Least Developed Countries Portal
The LDC Portal gives users access to information about special international support measures (ISMs) adopted by the international development community for countries included in the LDC category. ISMs are meant to assist LDCs in confronting their speci …
Area of work: Policy coherence
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Committee for Development Policy website
Provides information about CDP activities as well as LDC data, information and publications. The CDP provides inputs and independent advice to ECOSOC on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development. The CD …
Area of work: Policy coherence
Keywords: LDC Graduation
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English
Public and private investment in a low-carbon, high growth policy scenario for the world economy
The Global Policy Model (GPM) is a tool for investigation of policy scenarios for the world economy . The model allows users to specify alternative assumptions about the future economic context and policy responses in different groups of countries and …
Area of work:
Keywords: Policy Modelling and Analysis
Owner: Development Policy and Analysis Division
Language: English