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A Brief History of the LDCs: podcast with CDP member Taffere Tesfachew, with UNCDF...

CDP Member Taffere Tesfachew discusses the history of the LDC category, support by the UN system to the category, and the prospects and challenges...

CDP Member Debapriya Bhattacharya on TRIPS, LDCs, graduation

On July 10, CDP member Debapriya Bhattacharya held a conversation with media on the WTO decision on the extension of the Trade Related Aspects...

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....

New: Smooth transition guidance note

28 May 2021. The Smooth transition strategy guidance note, prepared by UNDESA as the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) aims to support...

Side-event at LDC5 Prepcom: Towards Improved Support to Graduating and Graduated Countries

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 8:00am EDT  Amidst a challenging global environment, this side event will discuss how the international community can give concrete support...

Smooth transition for graduating LDCs under the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

4 May 2021. Daniel Gay.  It is widely accepted that least developed countries (LDCs) leaving the category need special measures to smooth the transition....

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...

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...

Angola’s preparatory period preceding graduation has been extended

11 February 2021.  The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution extending the preparatory period preceding Angola's graduation from the LDC category.  Angola will...

UNESCAP’s support to graduating countries

ESCAP has been supporting the graduation of least developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region in a number of different ways.  Recently: Vanuatu graduated in...

Joint Government-UN Meeting on Myanmar’s LDC graduation

7 January 2021. Myanmar is one of the five countries that will be reviewed by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) in February 2021...

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...