Authors Posts by Marcia Tavares

Marcia Tavares

Least Developed Countries Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative for Sustainable...

The Least Developed Countries Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative for Sustainable Development (LDC REEEI) is a "strategic framework for driving transformative change across...

Improved assistance measures for graduated and graduating least developed countries for...

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is the United Nations body in charge of periodically reviewing the LDC category and recommending the graduation of countries...

International support measures (ISMs) for least developed countries (LDCs): what and...

The least developed country (LDC) category was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1971 as a result of the acknowledgment by the...

Environment – LDCs in multilateral agreements and the GEF

For climate change, the UNFCCC and related agreements, funds and mechanisms, see here. Certain multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) take into account the special needs of...

Minamata Convention on Mercury

In the Minamata Convention on Mercury, Parties commit to take full account of the specific needs and special circumstances of Parties that are LDCs...

Now hiring: national consultants on LDC graduation in Nepal and Timor-Leste

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is recruiting national consultants in Nepal and Timor-Leste. Both countries met the criteria for...

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – what is expected...

The fifty-five member states of the Africa Union (AU) are establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to create a single continent-wide market...

For the least developed countries, revitalising multilateralism is life or death...

"Few would deny that the international system governing the environment and economy is under pressure. Globalisation itself is wobbling, to the chagrin of governments...

African Continental Free Trade Area

*Extracted from The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – what is expected of LDCs in terms of trade liberalisation?" By Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive...

GEF LDC and SIDS program on sound management of chemicals and...

The GEF's Least Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States Program seeks to address the sound management of chemicals and waste through strengthening the...

UNCDF’s Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL)

The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) of the UN Capital Development Fund is a mechanism aimed at promoting climate change–resilient communities and economies...

Recent publications and reports on LDCs

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