Authors Posts by Marcia Tavares

Marcia Tavares

LDCs and the proposed EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

4 May 2021. The European Union (EU) is in the process of establishing a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM), in the context of the...

Smooth transition for graduating LDCs under the EU Carbon Border Adjustment...

4 May 2021. Daniel Gay.  It is widely accepted that least developed countries (LDCs) leaving the category need special measures to smooth the transition....

First Preparatory Committee for LDC5

The 1st session of the Preparatory Committee for the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) will take place on 24-28...

ESCAP report: Strengthening the resilience of LDCs in the wake of...

28 April 2021.  ESCAP has launched its flagship Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report. This year's issue focuses on "strengthening the resilience of...

Side-Event at LDC5 Prepcom: Productive Capacities for the New Decade

On 26 May 2021, UNCTAD, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the Committee for Development Policy and the UN Technology Bank for LDCs will host...

ESCAP: Special Body of LDCs, LLDCs and Pacific Island Developing States

Upcoming: 28 April 2021. In the context of UNESCAP's 77th Commission Session, this meeting will "bring forth policy messages that are specific to LDCs, of which 5...

WTO members discuss downturn in LDC trade, role of trade in...

21 April 2021. From the WTO: "An analysis of least-developed countries’ (LDCs) trade flows in 2020, presented to WTO members at a meeting of...

Comprehensive study on the impact of COVID-19 on the LDC category

19 April 2021. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has launched its Comprehensive study on the impact of COVID-19 on the LDC category, prepared at...

ECOSOC Special Event on SIDS, LDCs and LLDCs

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will hold a virtual special high-level event on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS), Least Developing Countries (LDCs) and...

OECD data: bilateral aid to LDCs rose 1.8% in 2020

15 April 2021. Preliminary OECD data indicate that bilateral aid flows from DAC members to the group of LDCs increased by 1.8% in real terms in 2020 compared...

Webinar 12 April 2021: How can development finance address the vulnerability...

Side event at the 2021 Financing for Development Forum. "The COVID-19 crisis urges us to rethink the economic vulnerability of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)...

Now hiring: consultants on climate change financing

7 April 2021. UNDESA is hiring 4 consultants to work under its project on “Strengthening the capacity of developing countries to develop evidence-based, coherent and...