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LDCs University Consortium on Climate Change – LUCCC

The Least Developed Countries Universities Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC) is a south-south, long-term capacity-building programme involving universities in LDCs. Its main purpose is to increase the capacity of LDCs to build their own...

Least developed countries steal the spotlight

The statement came at noon on 15th March 2018. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) had just finished its deliberations on the triennial review of the list of least developed countries (LDCs). Four countries...

What LDC graduation will mean for Bangladesh’s drugs industry

  Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical industry is unique among least developed countries (LDCs). Driven by active government policies, output has grown a thousand times since 1982, to US$2 billion, or around 1% of gross domestic product, making...

Booming Bangladesh looks forward to LDC graduation

Bangladesh, the largest least developed country (LDC) in terms of population and economic size, looks likely to leave the LDC category by 2024, propelled by better health and education, lower vulnerability and an economic...

LDC contributions to the UN regular budget and peacekeeping operations

LDC contributions to the regular budget of the UN are capped at 0.01 per cent of the total UN budget, regardless of their national income or the other factors determining a Member State's assessment...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Sequential Order of Articles 5 & 6 (Annex III:...

In contrast with the special provisions under Article 20.1, 20.2, Annex III: 1 & Annex III: 2, Annex III:3 & 4 are permanent exceptions if Members consented to the reservation. The importer may request the...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Application of Article 5.2 Whether or Not the Importer...

In contrast with the special provisions under Article 20.1, 20.2, Annex III: 1 & Annex III: 2, Annex III:3 & 4 are permanent exceptions if Members consented to the reservation. Members who made a reservation...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Delayed Application of the Computed Value Method (Article 20.2):

Pursuant to Article 20.2, developing countries could delay application of the computed value method for a period not exceeding three years following the application of all other provisions of this Agreement.  Developing country Members...

DSU: Due restraint in disputes involving LDCs (Article 24.1)

Article 24 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding sets out Special Procedures Involving Least-Developed Country Members under which particular consideration shall be given to the special situation of LDCs at all stages of the determination...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Transitional Period & Extension (Article 20.1 and Annex III: 1)

The Agreement on Customs Valuation permitted developing countries not party to the Tokyo Round Customs Valuation Code to delay application for an initial transitional period of five years. Developing country Members who chose to delay...