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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...

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

2015. The Committee for Development Policy is mandated by the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to monitor the development progress of...

The 2015 triennial review of the LDC category

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

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

2012. Upon graduation, Cabo Verde benefited from the measure adopted in 2008 by the European Commission to provide for at least a three-year continuation...