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The road to LDC graduation in Timor-Leste

June 2021.  By Daniel Gay. The Covid-19 crisis hit Timor-Leste harder than many countries. The economy shrank 6.5% in 2020 according to the United Nations....

OECD factsheet: External financing to LDC’s

OECD Factsheet: External financing to Least Developed Countries (LDCs): where we stand

Webinar 12 April 2021: How can development finance address the vulnerability challenge in LDCs...

Side event at the 2021 Financing for Development Forum. "The COVID-19 crisis urges us to rethink the economic vulnerability of Least Developed Countries (LDCs)...

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...

UNCDF at LDC5

2 March 2021.  Read the first in a series of brochures issued by UNCDF in preparation for LDC5: UNCDF LDC5 Brochure for 2021 - UN...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

UN ECA: Review of Progress of African LDCs

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has released its 2020 Review of progress made on the Programme of Action for the LDCs...

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...

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...