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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...

2020 Annual Ministerial Meeting of LDCs

The Annual Ministerial Meeting of LDCs took place virtually on September 17, 2020, with the objective of providing "strategic guidance for the last year of implementation...

Preparing for graduation: meeting in Lao PDR ahead of CDP Triennial Review

11 September 2020. In February 2021, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will hold its triennial review of the LDC category.  Lao PDR is...

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on South-East Asia

30 July 2020. This UN policy brief, with data from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) examines...

Papers and reports on graduation

Recent papers, reports, blogs on LDC graduation by UN system entities and others Towards Sustainable Graduation of South Asian LDCs in the aftermath of...

Finding new support for Timor-Leste’s graduation from LDC status

10 February 2020. In 2021, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will review Timor-Leste's development progress during its Triennial Review of the LDC category,...

General Assembly resolution: follow-up to the 4th UN Conference on LDCs and dates for...

November 26, 2019. The General Assembly adopted a resolution on the Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries. Among...
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Secretary-General visits Technology Bank for LDCs

November 1, 2019. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the premises of the Technology Bank for LDCs in Gebze, Turkey.  See the press release...

Joint UN Workshop in Support of Solomon Islands’ Graduation from the LDC Category

On 17-18 October 2019, the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Least Developed Country Graduation, in partnership with the Solomon Islands Government, held a...

Annual Ministerial Meeting of LDCs, 2019

The Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Least Developed Countries was held on September 26 2019 in New York, on the margins of the General Assembly...

Progress of African LDCs in IPoA priority areas

27 March 2019.   At the 52nd Session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (March 20-26, 2019), the Committee of Experts assessed...

Analysis, information and advocacy for LDCs

Several United Nations system and related organizations provide analysis and information services, dedicated research programmes, and advocacy services for LDCs. The United Nations Department of Economic...