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Press release on LDC priorities at COP26

11 October 2021. From the LDC Group: Ministers from the least developed countries set out priorities for COP26 – LDC Climate Change (ldc-climate.org)

Securing climate-compatible trade for the most vulnerable countries

Event on October 29. "Achieving the SDGs will only be possible if we align climate and trade policy in a way that works for...

Smooth transition for graduating LDCs under the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

4 May 2021. Daniel Gay.  It is widely accepted that least developed countries (LDCs) leaving the category need special measures to smooth the transition....

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?...

Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL)

The Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility, also known as LoCAL aims to build climate change–resilient communities in developing and least developed countries.  Designed and hosted...

New reports on LDC Expert Group (LEG) on climate change

May 2020. Reports for the 52nd session of the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Body for Implementation, to be held in Bonn in October 2020, have recently...

LDCs and climate change: “Least Developed Countries stress that climate action cannot be neglected”

2 April 2020 - Press release by the LDC Group in climate change negotiations: "“These are really difficult times for everyone. As the world responds...
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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...

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...