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Least developed countries steal the spotlight

The statement came at noon on 15th March 2018. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) had just finished its deliberations on the triennial review...

The 2018 triennial review of the LDC category

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held its 20th Plenary session from 12 to 16 March 2018 at the United Nations headquarters in New...

International support for the least developed countries: A different way?

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I of this series questioned the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures...

Rethinking support measures for the least developed countries

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I, below, discusses critically the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures for...

“Impact Assessments”: What happens when a country graduates from the LDC category?

When a country graduates from the LDC category, it no longer benefits from LDC-specific international support measures. The practical implications and significance of that...

Managing graduation from the LDC category: The case of the Maldives’ fish exports

by Matthias Bruckner*, January 2018 When the Maldives approached graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category in the 2000s, the impact of graduation on...

What LDC graduation will mean for Bangladesh’s drugs industry

  Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical industry is unique among least developed countries (LDCs). Driven by active government policies, output has grown a thousand times since 1982, to...

Booming Bangladesh looks forward to LDC graduation

October 30, 2017. Bangladesh, the largest least developed country (LDC) in terms of population and economic size, looks likely to leave the LDC category...

Globalization and trade-related measures for LDCs

October, 2017.  The SDGs not only reiterate the promotion of a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system under the WTO (SDG...

In the Media: Building productive capacity in Bhutan for LDC graduation

e-Keunsel, 18 February 2017 http://www.kuenselonline.com/building-productive-capacity-in-bhutan-for-ldc-graduation/ A project in Bhutan conducted by UN DESA revealed some interesting findings on how to improve productive capacity. Productive capacity is...

How the UN helps LDCs graduate

Drive west round the ring road from Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital, and you pass three warehouses near the airport. After some outlying villages overlooking...

LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning of the above title …. the plethora of...