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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...

Improved assistance measures for graduated and graduating least developed countries for the achievement of...

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is the United Nations body in charge of periodically reviewing the LDC category and recommending the graduation of countries...

Blog series on LDC graduation in the Pacific

20 August 2019. A blog series on the DevPolicyBlog addresses LDC graduation in the Pacific. Blogs, by James Webb, Senior Policy Fellow at the Development...

LDC Graduation: Frequently Asked Questions

  What happens when a country graduates? Must LDC graduates pay more to access development financing? What are the benefits of graduation? Is LDC graduation the...

ESCAP and WTO workshop on LDC graduation

5 May 2019. The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) hosted a...

Committee for Development Policy addresses LDC issues

The  United Nations Committee for Development Policy (CDP) held its twenty-first plenary session from March 11 to 15. Among other issues, the CDP addressed...

Prospects of LDCs meeting graduation criteria by 2030

"Prospects of Least Developed Countries meeting the graduation criteria by 2030" by Namsuk Kim, published under the CDP Policy Review Series, shows that fourteen countries...

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...