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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.

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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 CDP is also responsible for reviewing the status of LDCs and for monitoring their progress after graduation from the category.