General Support - ISMs

General Support - ISMs

General Support related International Support Measures

Caps and discounts on the contribution of LDCs to the United Nations system budgets

Description LDCs benefit from certain caps, discounts or other favourable conditions regarding their contributions to the budgets of United Nations System entities. There are two main methods for determining each Member States’ contributions to these...

International support for the least developed countries: A different way?

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I of this series questioned the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures for least developed countries (LDCs) and highlighted some shortcomings in...

Rethinking support measures for the least developed countries

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I, below, discusses critically the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures for LDCs and asks how things have gone so far. Part...

FIRST LDC Fellowship for IT professionals

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is a global community, bringing together a wide variety of security and incident response teams including product security teams from the government, commercial, and academic...

Berkeley Law School LDC Scholarship

The University of California Berkeley School of Law has the LDC Scholarship available to eligible students admitted to its LL.M. professional track program. The award is a tuition credit of US$20,000, and it is...

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management offering full scholarships for students from LDCs

HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany is offering talented individuals from least developed countries full scholarships. The scholarships, awarded in cooperation with the Kofi Annan Business Schools Foundation (KABSF), are facilitated through...

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Research Professors

TWAS is an international science academy, founded in 1983 in Trieste, Italy, by a group of scientists from the South under the leadership of the late Nobel laureate Abdus Salam of Pakistan. The objective of...

Travel support from UN Office of the High Representative for the LDCs, LLDCs and...

OHRLLS aims at enhancing the mobilization and galvanization of international support for the implementation of various Declarations and Programmes of Action for LDCs, including the most recent UN Conference for LDCs in Istanbul, in 2011. Pursuant to...

Travel support for official representatives of LDCs

The United Nations, its agencies, and other international organizations provide financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs in various international conferences. Some organizations support their participation through their regular budget while the...

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

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 facilitate the annual review by the GA of developments in...