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Zero draft of the Doha Programme of Action for LDCs for 2022-2031 released

On July 12 the co-chairs of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5), Bangladesh and Canada, released the zero draft of...

LDCs at HLPF

Watch the meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on "Restoring the conditions for SDG progress in African countries, Least Developed Countries and Landlocked Developing...

New: Smooth transition guidance note

28 May 2021. The Smooth transition strategy guidance note, prepared by UNDESA as the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) aims to support...

First Preparatory Committee for LDC5

The 1st session of the Preparatory Committee for the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) will take place on 24-28...

Angola’s preparatory period preceding graduation has been extended

11 February 2021.  The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution extending the preparatory period preceding Angola's graduation from the LDC category.  Angola will...

UNESCAP’s support to graduating countries

ESCAP has been supporting the graduation of least developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region in a number of different ways.  Recently: Vanuatu graduated in...

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...

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...

Virtual event: Leaving no one behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future...

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing labour market ravages in all regions, some of those trends are accelerating, thereby generating new challenges and opportunities for...

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...