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ESCAP report: Strengthening the resilience of LDCs in the wake of the Coronavirus disease...

28 April 2021.  ESCAP has launched its flagship Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report. This year's issue focuses on "strengthening the resilience of...

ESCAP: Special Body of LDCs, LLDCs and Pacific Island Developing States

Upcoming: 28 April 2021. In the context of UNESCAP's 77th Commission Session, this meeting will "bring forth policy messages that are specific to LDCs, of which 5...

WTO members discuss downturn in LDC trade, role of trade in eradicating poverty

21 April 2021. From the WTO: "An analysis of least-developed countries’ (LDCs) trade flows in 2020, presented to WTO members at a meeting of...

Comprehensive study on the impact of COVID-19 on the LDC category

19 April 2021. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) has launched its Comprehensive study on the impact of COVID-19 on the LDC category, prepared at...

UNCDF Podcast: interview with Ambassador Perks Ligoya, leader of the LDC Group at the...

18 March 2021. "LDCs are the crucible of the SDGs". Ambassador Perks Ligoya, Permanent Representative of Malawi to the United Nations and leader of...

EIF Aid for Trade Stocktaking Event 2021: LDC focused sessions

10 March 2021.  Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) and partners are holding the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Aid for Trade Stocktaking Event from 23 to 25...

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...