LDC Analysis and Publications

LDC News

Productive Capacities for the New Decade, side-event at LDC5 Prepcom

Why is productive capacity central to the sustainable development of least developed countries (LDCs)? How...

New: Smooth transition guidance note

28 May 2021. The Smooth transition strategy guidance note, prepared by UNDESA as the Secretariat of...

State of the LDCs 2021: Building back better in response to COVID-19

24 May 2021. The State of the Least Developed Countries 2021 report is a comprehensive assessment...

Productive capacity as resilience in the LDCs, by Daniel Gay

20 May 2021. Least developed countries (LDCs) were hit harder than most by a succession of...

Underutilization of trade preferences by LDCs: new note by WTO secretariat

The fifth in a series of notes prepared by the WTO secretariat for the Committee...

Other LDC Resources

Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5)

The Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) will take place in Doha, Qatar,...

Gradjet: information on and support for graduation

Information for government officials in LDCs on the graduation process, preparing for graduation and developing...

Handbook on the LDC category/Manuel relatif à la catégorie des PMA

2018 issue (will be updated in 2021) English Français  
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LDCs and the Committee for Development Policy

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic...

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