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Dutch JPO programme vacancy open to nationals of LDCs

19 May 2019. A Dutch Junior Professional Officer programme vacancy is open to nationals of LDCs. Applications are open until May 26,  2019.  More...

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 UN system and related organizations provide analysis and information services, dedicated research programmes, and advocacy services for LDCs. UN/DESA provides support to LDCs in the...

Resource allocation by United Nations funds and programmes

Certain organizations have targets for resource allocation to LDCs. These targets refer to aggregate resources allocated to LDCs, and do not necessarily apply directly...

UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the capital investment agency of the United Nations for the LDCs. It provides access to microfinance...

Scholarships and research grants

Governments, UN agencies, educational institutions and private and other non-governmental organizations provide research-related financial support to LDCs. Many of these are available to all developing...

Caps and discounts on the contribution of LDCs to the United Nations system budgets

LDCs benefit from certain caps, discounts or other favourable conditions regarding their contributions to the budgets of United Nations System entities. There are two...

Travel support for representatives of LDCs in intergovernmental meetings

The United Nations, its agencies, and other international organizations provide financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs in various international conferences. Some...

General Assembly Resolution on LDCs

In December 2018 the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 73/242 on the "Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries".  The...

Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

https://youtu.be/lq8-3lE9blA The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Among other functions, it periodically reviews...

LDC priorities for COP23

November 14, 2017 As the poorest countries in the world, the LDCs face the unprecedented challenge of lifting people out of poverty and achieving sustainable...

ePing – How to track changes in international trade rules and regulations online

A blog post by the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub highlights the need for an electronic notification system to track changes in...