Covid-19 and graduation from the LDC category – statement by the CDP, 12 May 2020

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is responsible for periodically reviewing the LDC category and recommending countries for graduation from the category (see more on graduation here).  The next review of the category is scheduled for February 2021.  The CDP is concerned about the impacts of Covid-19 on LDCs, including countries approaching graduation. See the Committee’s statement on how it will address the issue: Covid-19 and graduation from the LDC category – statement by the CDP, 12 May 2020