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Keyword: Smooth transition

Joint Government-UN Meeting on Myanmar’s LDC graduation

7 January 2021. Myanmar is one of the five countries that will be reviewed by the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) in February 2021...

LDCs at the WTO: Proposals for extension of LDC support measures for a period...

11 December 2020. Two proposals were submitted recently by the LDC group at the WTO seek the extension of LDC support measures under the...

Vanuatu has graduated from the LDC category

4 December 2020. On 4 December, Vanuatu became the sixth country to graduate from the least developed country (LDC) category. As noted by the...

Vanuatu’s smooth transition strategy

23 September 2020. Vanuatu is scheduled to graduate from the LDC category in December 2020.  Extensive national consultations have taken place over the past...

Papers, reports, articles on graduation

Recent papers, reports, blogs on LDC graduation by UN system entities and others (see also other content on graduation on this portal; UNCTAD vulnerability profiles; UNDESA...

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...

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...

UN support for smooth transition strategies of graduating LDCs

Various UN entities provide specific support to the graduation processes of LDCs, in the form of training, workshops, studies and support for the development of smooth...

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...

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...