CDP Theme: SIDS

SIDS

Report of the Committee for Development Policy (E/2020/33, Supplement No. 13) عربي, 中文, English, Français, Русский, Español CDP excerpts on the report by theme Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery ...

On Friday 5 June, on the sidelines of the annual 2019 World Trade Organisation (WTO) Aid for Trade review, the UN Committee for Development Policy Secretariat and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held a workshop with senior Vanuatu government officials to help with the preparation of a smooth transition strategy for progress toward and beyond LDC graduation.

The report addresses the five themes discussed: (1) leaving no one behind; (2) the triennial review of least developed countries; (3) monitoring the progress of countries that are graduating and have graduated from the list of the least developed countries; (4) improved assistance for graduating LDCs; and, (5) reviews of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The CDP Secretariat participated in the High-level Meeting on ‘Achieving Sustainable Graduation for the LDCs’ held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29-30 November 2017. The meeting was organized jointly by the Office of the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs ...

The paper starts with an overview of Ethiopia’s economic growth and the change in the domestic economic structure. The manufacturing sector is seen as the success of Ethiopia’s Growth, and its development to a large extent the product of an activist developmental state. The paper then examines growth and diversification of exports and the country’s recent efforts to effectively exploit its natural resources. An analysis of public and private investment and the underlying allocation of financial resources finds that a recent upturn in domestic investment has been financed largely by foreign aid, and that private financing remains too low. Finally, the paper addresses educational attainment, arguing that Ethiopia has some distance to go in its attempts to close the large human capital gap relative to other low-income countries.

From 30 November to 1 December 2016 the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is organizing an expert group meeting (EGM) in Geneva to discuss lessons learned by selected least developed countries (LDCs) and developing countries in ...

CDP Background Paper No. 33 By Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Antonio Scognamillo The conventional approach to least developed country (LDC) graduation has considered these countries as an undifferentiated group whose problems could be solved by means of s ...

CDP Background Paper No. 17 By Matthias Bruckner International support to the sustainable development of SIDS has been on the international policy agenda for a long time, whereas challenges are intensifying. Stabilizing global economic and financial ma ...

18 - 22 March 2013 at UN Headquarters in New York, USA

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