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Committee for Development Policy 2021 Plenary and Triennial Review

26 February 2021. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held its plenary meeting, including the triennial review on the LDC category, from 22 to...

EIF event: Creating space for women in trade during COVID-19

Event on 8 March 2021.  On the occasion of International Women's Day, this event will discuss gender responsive trade ecosystems to help women integrate...

ODA and Aid for Trade in LDCs in the context of COVID-19 – new...

15 February 2021. "There is a growing consensus that Official Development Assistance (ODA) alone won’t be enough to help least developed countries (LDCs) recover...

General Assembly resolution on the graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category

21 December 2020. The United Nations General Assembly has issued a resolution on the Graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category (A/RES/75/128). It commends...

UNCDF-OECD Report Focuses on Potential of Blended Finance for LDCs’ Response to Covid-19

16 December 2020. The third edition of the Blended Finance in the LDCs report series by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Organization for...

WTO webinar and documents on COVID-19 and LDC graduation

8 December 2020. The WTO LDC Group held a webinar on 8 December 2020 to discuss the trade and health impacts of COVID-19 on...

UNCTAD’s Least Developed Countries Report 2020: Productive capacities for the new decade

The 2020 edition of UNCTAD's annual Least Developed Countries report, launched on 3 December, focuses on "Productive capacities for the new decade". From the UNCTAD website: "The least...

New series on trade funding by the EIF: first issue on impact investment

27 November 2020.  Responding to a need for information on financing for trade in LDCs, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) has launched a new series...

News from the WTO: rules of origin for LDCs – meeting of the Committee...

13 November 2020. At its biannual meeting, the WTO Committee on Rules of Origin addressed the implementation of the Nairobi Decision on Preferential Rules...

Virtual event: How innovative trade funding can help LDCs recover from COVID-19 – EIF...

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the precarity of LDCs when it comes to financing and investments in support to trade. There is a...

Virtual event: Leaving no one behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future...

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing labour market ravages in all regions, some of those trends are accelerating, thereby generating new challenges and opportunities for...

Market access for products and services of export interest to LDCs – New note...

23 October 2020.  The WTO has released its annual note on trends in trade and market access conditions of the 47 LDCs. In addition to...