Authors Posts by Gabriella Scelta

Gabriella Scelta

Special programmes and terms for LDCs in the United Nations system

Certain organizations have criteria for resource allocation that favour LDCs. In many cases, resources are not allocated to LDCs per se, but to countries...

Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF): Trade-Related Assistance to LDCs

EIF is the only multilateral partnership dedicated exclusively to assisting LDCs in their use of trade as an engine for growth, sustainable development, and...

UNITAR Fellowships for Diplomatic Training

UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) maintains fellowship funds for nationals of LDCs: The Multilateral Diplomacy Programme offers fellowships for nationals of LDCs to...

Scholarships and research grants

Governments, UN agencies, educational institutions and private and other non-governmental organizations provide scholarships and funding for research to LDC nationals (scholarships for graduate degree programs,...

LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning of the above title …. the plethora of...

Travel support from UN Office of the High Representative for the...

OHRLLS organizes annual workshops of the national focal points of the LDCs to review the implementation of the Programmes of Action for LDCs.  The...

Trust fund for LDC participation in the United Nations Open-ended Informal...

In 1999, the GA decided to establish the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea in order to...

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

The parties to the Stockholm Convention committed to take "into account the circumstances and particular requirements of developing countries, in particular the least developed...

UN support for smooth transition strategies of graduating LDCs

Various UN entities provide specific support to the graduation processes of LDCs, in the form of training, workshops, studies and support for the development of smooth...

WIPO Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

The PCT is an international treaty, administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), between more than 140 Paris Convention countries. The PCT makes...

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and protocols

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has three main objectives: the conservation of biological diversity; the sustainable use of the components of biological diversity;...

Travel support to attend UN General Assembly meetings

The United Nations provides financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs in annual sessions of the General Assembly (GA). The UN pays...