LDC Analysis and Publications

LDC News

LDC Future Forum 5-7 October 2021

The LDC Future Forum will bring together the academic community, policymakers and practitioners to solicit...

Preliminary impacts of graduation on development cooperation in Cambodia, Comoros, Djibouti, Senegal and Zambia

21 September 2021. A new group of LDCs have entered the graduation pipeline by meeting...

27 September: Launch of UNCTAD’s LDC Report

On 27 September, UNCTAD will launch the 2021 issue of its Least Developed Countries Report:...

UN Secretary-General’s report on smooth transition from the LDC category

15 September 2021.  This report of the Secretary-General responds to a request by the General...

UNCTAD policy brief: enhancing productive capacities and transforming LDCs

13 September 2021.  UNCTAD has published a new Policy Brief on "Enhancing productive capacities and...

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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