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UNESCAP’s support to graduating countries

ESCAP has been supporting the graduation of least developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region in a number of different ways.  Recently: Vanuatu graduated in...

LDCs and climate ambition: the Thimphu Ambition Summit

On 9 December 2020, ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit, the Royal Government of Bhutan, chair of the LDC Group at the UNFCCC, hosted...

Local governments and communities in LDCs join LoCAL for locally led climate change adaptation

10 November 2020. What connects a farmer in Niger, a young mother in Bangladesh and a community leader in a mountain village in Bhutan?...

WTO/EIF – Trade impacts of LDC graduation: country-specific analyses

24 July 2020. A new report by the WTO and the EIF analyses the impacts of graduation on market access in the 12 LDCs...

In the news: Bhutan’s graduation

October 11, 2019. "Bhutan is all good to graduate". http://www.kuenselonline.com/bhutan-is-all-good-to-graduate/

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...

Energy access and main challenges in the LDCs

The LDCs have a long way to go to achieve universal access to modern energy by 2030. Sustainable energy, encompassing its three dimensions of...

A landlocked LDC’s approach to the global market: Bhutan’s IT service park

Business at Thimphu Tech Park has been blooming in the last couple of years. “We struggled to attract businesses for the first few years....

In the Media: Building productive capacity in Bhutan for LDC graduation

e-Keunsel, 18 February 2017 http://www.kuenselonline.com/building-productive-capacity-in-bhutan-for-ldc-graduation/ A project in Bhutan conducted by UN DESA revealed some interesting findings on how to improve productive capacity. Productive capacity is...

South Asian Free Trade Area

The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) is the free trade arrangement of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The agreement came...

High-tech dreams in the land of the Thunder Dragon

Bhutan first plugged in to the Internet and TV in 1999. So isolated was the tiny Himalayan nation that until then World Cup soccer...