General Assembly resolution on the graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category

21 December 2020. The United Nations General Assembly has issued a resolution on the Graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category (A/RES/75/128). It commends Vanuatu’s commitment to graduate, welcomes the adoption of its smooth transition strategy, expresses concern over the consequences of Cyclone Harold and the closure of borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and invites bilateral, regional and multilateral development and trading partners to provide full support to the implementation of the smooth transition strategy, “including by extending international support measures, in particular those related to trade, as appropriate, aid for trade and participation in international forums, until 4 December 2025”.