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EIF event: Creating space for women in trade during COVID-19

Event on 8 March 2021.  On the occasion of International Women's Day, this event will discuss gender responsive trade ecosystems to help women integrate...

ODA and Aid for Trade in LDCs in the context of COVID-19 – new...

15 February 2021. "There is a growing consensus that Official Development Assistance (ODA) alone won’t be enough to help least developed countries (LDCs) recover...

General Assembly resolution on the graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category

21 December 2020. The United Nations General Assembly has issued a resolution on the Graduation of Vanuatu from the LDC category (A/RES/75/128). It commends...

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...

News from the WTO: China renews its contribution to the LDC and Accessions Programme

1 December 2020.  The government of China has pledged to renew its contribution of USD 500,000 (CHF 451,500) to the WTO’s Least Developed Countries...

New series on trade funding by the EIF: first issue on impact investment

27 November 2020.  Responding to a need for information on financing for trade in LDCs, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) has launched a new series...

News from the WTO: rules of origin for LDCs – meeting of the Committee...

13 November 2020. At its biannual meeting, the WTO Committee on Rules of Origin addressed the implementation of the Nairobi Decision on Preferential Rules...

Virtual event: How innovative trade funding can help LDCs recover from COVID-19 – EIF...

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the precarity of LDCs when it comes to financing and investments in support to trade. There is a...

Market access for products and services of export interest to LDCs – New note...

23 October 2020.  The WTO has released its annual note on trends in trade and market access conditions of the 47 LDCs. In addition to...

UN ECA: Review of Progress of African LDCs

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has released its 2020 Review of progress made on the Programme of Action for the LDCs...

TRIPS transition period for LDCs: update on 20 October 2020

20 October 2020. At the meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on 15-16 October 2020, WTO members discussed,...

Communication from Chad on behalf of the LDC Group on an Extension of the...

1 October 2020. Chad, on behalf of the LDC members of the WTO, has presented a proposal to the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual...