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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...

Other LDC information at the UN, WTO and others

LDCs and the Committee for Development Policy Information about LDCs on the website of the Office of the High Representative for least developed...

Handbook on the LDC category

The Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category is prepared by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) to provide comprehensive information on the least...

Committee for Development Policy: review of the LDC criteria and more

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) met in New York on February 24-27.  It approved revised LDC criteria and discussed productive capacity as a framework...

Briefing on the LDC criteria review

On 10 December the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) briefed representatives of the Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York and...

General Assembly resolution: follow-up to the 4th UN Conference on LDCs and dates for...

November 26, 2019. The General Assembly adopted a resolution on the Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries. Among...

Recent publications and reports on LDCs

Analysis and publications on this portal CDP/CDP Secretariat: LDC resources in the Committee for Development Policy website 2020 CDP report (including comprehensive review of...

Call for papers: Achieving Sustainable Development in LDCs – Towards LDC-V

As an input to LDC-V, the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island...

Annual Ministerial Meeting of LDCs, 2019

The Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries was held on September 26 2019 in New York, on the margins of the General Assembly...

International support measures (ISMs) for least developed countries (LDCs): what and why

The least developed country (LDC) category was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1971 as a result of the acknowledgment by the...