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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...

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 (see also other content on graduation on this portal; UNCTAD vulnerability profiles; UNDESA...

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...