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Keyword: Covid-19

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...

Virtual event, 21 & 23 October 2020: LDCs – Recovery from COVID-19 – Tackling...

OHRLLS, OECD Development Centre and the Foundation for Studies and Research on International Development (FERDI) held a virtual event on 21 and 23 October...

Training for LDCs in Sub-Saharan Africa on Responding to Crisis: Strengthening Finance and Trade...

UNITAR is organizing a course on strengthening finance and trade resilience to global epidemics and health emergencies, targeted at public sector officials from LDCs...

LDC graduation: what you need to know about the CDP’s 2021 Triennial Review

14 September 2020. In February 2021, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will hold its triennial review of the LDC category.  Among other tasks,...

Prioritising the Poor: LDCs and Trade in Covid-19-Related Medical Supplies (The Commonwealth)

3 August 2020.  New report by the Commonwealth Secretariat - "Prioritising the Poor: LDCs and Trade in COVID-19-Related Medical Supplies", Trade Hot Topics, issue...

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on South-East Asia

30 July 2020. This UN policy brief, with data from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) examines...

ILO: Country policy responses to Covid-19

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is monitoring responses to Covid-19 by governments, employers' and workers' organizations, as well as the ILO itself, in 188...

Secretary-General’s report on progress by LDCs

A new report from the UN Secretary-General assesses development progress made by the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) since 2011, which is threatened by COVID-19...

G20 debt relief to IDA countries/LDCs

The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors released a communiqué on April 15, 2020, detailing measures and commitments to support the global economy...

Covid-19 and the LDCs – resources, monitoring, articles

Statements Covid-19 and graduation from the LDC category – statement by the CDP, 12 May 2020 LDCs Dialogue with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General on...

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...