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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...

Now hiring: national consultants in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Nepal for study on...

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is recruiting national consultants in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Nepal for analysis of...

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...

LDCs at the WTO: Proposals for extension of LDC support measures for a period...

11 December 2020. Two proposals were submitted recently by the LDC group at the WTO seek the extension of LDC support measures under the...

Vanuatu has graduated from the LDC category

4 December 2020. On 4 December, Vanuatu became the sixth country to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) category. As noted by the...

Communication from Chad on behalf of the LDC Group on an Extension of the...

1 October 2020. Chad, on behalf of the LDC members of the WTO, has presented a proposal to the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual...

Vanuatu’s smooth transition strategy

23 September 2020. Vanuatu is scheduled to graduate from the LDC category in December 2020.  Extensive national consultations have taken place over the past...

Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM) and related decisions

The Agreement on SCM disciplines the use of subsidies, and it regulates the actions countries can take to counter the effects of subsidies. Article 3...

LDCs in the Agreement on Agriculture and related decisions

LDCs were exempt from undertaking reduction commitments under all 3 pillars of the Agreement – market access, domestic support, export competition – in...