Authors Posts by Marcia Tavares

Marcia Tavares

The OECD’s Transition Finance Toolkit

As LDCs approach graduation from the LDC category, they are often facing other simultaneous transitions related to development milestones such as reaching a certain...

New on the EIF’s Trade4Development: Leaving no one behind – New...

Leaving no one behind: New help for graduating least developed countries (Part I) by Daniel Gay. (16 January 2020)

Investment promotion in LDCs: new project by EIF and WAIPA

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) have begun a joint project to build capacities in LDCs...

Now hiring: national consultant on LDC graduation in Cambodia

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is recruiting a national consultant in Cambodia. While Cambodia does not yet meet the...

Briefing on the LDC criteria review

On 10 December the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) briefed representatives of the Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York and...

New on the EIF’s Trade4Development: AfCFTA; LDCs in the global trade...

The AfCFTA: a free trade area and a flagship project of the African Union, by Trudi Hartzenberg (November 20, 2019) Poorest countries caught in the...

General Assembly resolution: follow-up to the 4th UN Conference on LDCs...

November 26, 2019. The General Assembly adopted a resolution on the Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries. Among...

Least Developed Countries Report 2019

UNCTAD's 2019 Least Developed Countries Report addresses financing for development and how LDCs can adapt their development strategies to the current global setting. This includes mobilizing...

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In the news: “How Trade Can Assist LDCs Hit by Natural...

November 5, 2019. Op-ed by Brendan Vickers and Hilary Enos-Edu of the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Trade for Development News by EIF.

Recent publications and reports on LDCs

Analysis and publications on this portal CDP/CDP Secretariat: LDC resources in the Committee for Development Policy website Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category:...

UNIDO LDC Ministerial Conference, November 2

The eighth UNIDO Ministerial Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) took place on 2 November 2019 in Abu Dhabi, preceding the UNIDO General...