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LDCs at the Climate Action Summit

23 September 2019.  A special session on LDCs was held during the Climate Action Summit. Watch here (starting at minute 2:15:30). A formal briefing...

Least Developed Countries Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative for Sustainable Development (LDC REEEI)

12 September 2019. The Least Developed Countries Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative for Sustainable Development (LDC REEEI) is a "strategic framework for driving...

UNCDF’s Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL)

The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) of the UN Capital Development Fund is a mechanism aimed at promoting climate change–resilient communities and economies...

Higher floors for allocation of the GEF Trust Fund

Under the GEF's System for Transparent Allocation of Resources (STAR) for GEF's 7th replenishment, LDCs have higher minimum allocation floors. Non-LDCs LDCs Biodiversity 2 3 Climate change 1 1.5 Land degradation 1 1.5 Aggregate 4 6   References: https://www.thegef.org/sites/default/files/council-meeting-documents/GEF-C.55-Inf.03-GEF-7-STAR.pdf http://www.thegef.org/sites/default/files/council-meeting-documents/EN_GEF.C.54.03.Rev_.01_STAR.pdf

Travel support to attend climate change meetings

The financial procedures for the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, its subsidiary bodies and its permanent secretariat contain a provision for the...

Climate Change and Environment

Climate Change The United Nations Convention on Climate Change states that “the Parties shall take full account of the specific needs and special situations of...

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...

Support for LDCs with extreme vulnerability – assisting Tuvalu

March 23, 2018. Tuvalu was identified as eligible for graduation from the list of LDCs in 2012, based on its high levels of per...

Progress in LDCs hinges on access to modern energy

A recent study by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), “The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access”, reports that expanding...

LDC priorities for COP23

November 14, 2017 As the poorest countries in the world, the LDCs face the unprecedented challenge of lifting people out of poverty and achieving sustainable...

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

The WMO has a dedicated programme to address the special problems and needs of the LDCs, and to enhance the capacity of National Meteorological...

The IPCC Scholarship Programme

The IPCC Scholarship Programme was established with the funds received from the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize award to the IPCC. These have since been...