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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...

Asia Pacific High Level Policy Dialogue discusses the Istanbul Programme of Action

An Asia Pacific High-Level Dialogue took place from 4 to 6 March in Cambodia, with policy makers, experts and development partners discussing the implementation...

Asia Pacific LDCs meet in Kathmandu to discuss graduation strategies and Post 2015 agenda

From 16 to 18 December, a Ministerial meeting took place in Kathmandu, Nepal. Delegates from Asia-Pacific Least Developed Countries (LDCs), UN officials and other...

Smoothing the Transition

On 7 December 2012, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution on smooth transition for countries graduating from the list of...

Cabo Verde’s consultative mechanism

Cabo Verde was the first country to graduate based on the United Nations General Assembly's recommendation for the implementation of a smooth transition Following...

Impact of Cabo Verde’s graduation on trade

Upon graduation, Cabo Verde benefited from the measure adopted in 2008 by the European Commission to provide for at least a three-year continuation of...