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 from the category. It recently decided to undertake further research and analysis on the support for graduating and graduated countries. In that context, this paper by the former Secretary of the CDP, focuses on a set of suggestions for a robust package of support to facilitate the graduation process and ease of some of the concerns of graduation-eligible countries. Read the full text of CDP Policy Review No. 9 here.