20 October 2021
Why are productive capacities important for the development process in vulnerable economies?
5 October 2021
Secretary of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) participated in the Workshop for the WTO LDC Subgroup on LDC graduation, which addressed potential trade-related impacts of the future graduation of Cambodia, Comoros, Djibouti, Senegal and Zambia, countries that have recently started on the path towards graduation.
5 May 2021
The 2021 Country Snapshots compiles the key statistical data used by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) at the 2021 triennial review of the least developed country category. LDCs are defined as low-income countries suffering from structural imp ...
19 April 2021
While least developed countries have up to now successful to limit direct health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the socio-economic fallout has been extremely hard.
5 March 2021
2021 Vulnerability Profiles for Bangladesh, Lao PDR and Myanmar
5 March 2021
2021 Monitoring reports for Angola, Bhutan, Equatorial Guinea, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
29 January 2021
The 23rd Session of the CDP Plenary was held from 22-26 Feb 2021.
27 August 2020
This policy brief synthesizes recent research, showing that Bangladesh’s vital pharmaceutical industry would be threatened if the country had to adhere fully to WTO rules upon graduation from LDC status.
1 May 2020
2020 Monitoring reports for Angola, Bhutan, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Covid-19 threatens to have devastating effects on the least developed countries (LDC). Read more >>
- LDCs at a Glance
- LDC Data
- International Support Measures
- Criteria for Identification of LDCs
- Inclusion into the LDC Category
- Graduation from the LDC Category
- Graduation Preparation & Smooth Transition
- LDC Resources
- Contacts and Useful Links