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UN support for smooth transition strategy of graduating LDCs

LDCs derive special support measures both from the donor community, including bilateral donors and multilateral organizations, as well as from the special treatment accorded...

Travel support to attend UN General Assembly meetings

The United Nations provides financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs in annual sessions of the General Assembly (GA). The UN pays...

Preferential Market Access- Japan GSP

Japan provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme. The first Japanese GSP scheme came into place in 1971,...

Preferential Market Access- Switzerland GSP

Switzerland provides for DFQF access for imports from LDCs within its GSP scheme. The first Swiss GSP came into the place in 1972, whereas...

Preferential Market Access: Turkey GSP

Turkey provides DFQF access for LDCs under its GSP scheme  which entered into force on 1 January 2002. Its last renewal dates 1 January...

Graduating from the LDC category

Since the establishement of the LDC category only 3 countries have graduated, while a fourth country is scheduled to graduate in 2014.

Country monitoring

The Committee for Development Policy monitored the development progress of Cabo Verde (at both the 2009 and 2012 triennial reviews) and of the Maldives...

A toolkit for LDC graduation

In the next 5-10 years up to 16 least developed countries  (LDCs) may either graduate or be scheduled for graduation from the LDC category....

CDP Secretariat introduces Graduation Diagnostics Toolkit during IPOA mid-term review in Antalya

During a side-event organized with FERDI as part of the programme of the mid-term review of the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs, in...

LDC transition period extended for Vanuatu

The UN General Assembly has extended Vanuatu’s preparatory period before LDC graduation by three years, until 4 December 2020. The country joined the LDC category...

Monitoring countries

The Committee for Development Policy is mandated by the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to monitor the development progress of graduating...

The 2015 triennial review of the LDC category

The Committee for Development Policy met in plenary session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 23 to 27 March 2015. The...