Authors Posts by Gabriella Scelta

Gabriella Scelta

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

The developed country Parties provide financial resources or technology transfer related to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Parties shall take...

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 for...

Resource allocation by United Nations funds and programmes

Certain organizations have targets for resource allocation to LDCs. These targets refer to aggregate resources allocated to LDCs, and do not necessarily apply directly...

Korean Concessional ODA Loans

The Economic Development Cooperation Fund of Korea, administered by the Export-Import Bank of Korea and the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, provides concessional loans...

GCCA Programmes on Climate Change

The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is an initiative of the EU, launched in 2007. It aims at strengthening dialogue and cooperation with developing...

ODA commitments for LDCs: the average grant element

In the 1978 Recommendation on the Terms and Conditions of Aid, DAC members agreed on a series of measures designed to improve the overall...

Grants and concessional loans from Germany

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) awards grants and concessional loans to LDCs.  KfW Entwicklungsbank, a financial arm for financial cooperation with...

FMO LDC Infrastructure Fund

The Netherlands' international development bank (FMO) has an LDC Infrastructure Fund, a joint initiative with the Government of the Netherlands, through which it supports...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea

The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea relating to the Conservation and Management...

ODA commitments – 0.15-0.20% of GNI

There is a longstanding commitment by developed countries, reiterated in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP gives particular attention to the development challenges of LDCs through earmarking a proportion of its core budget for LDCs.  The core resources are...

Advisory Centre on WTO Law (ACWL)

The ACWL was established in 2001 to provide developing countries and Least Developed Countries with the legal capacity necessary to enable them to take...