Brussels Programme of Action: Addressing the Special Needs of LDCs (2006)

As we are heading for the High-level meeting on the midterm comprehensive global review of the implementation of the Brussels Programme in the sixty-first session of the General Assembly in September 2006 at the United Nations in New York it is worth to have a closer look at the achievements since the Third United Nations Conference and try to answer the following questions: to what extent the LDCs and development partners have achieved objectives, goals and targets of the Programme, what obstacles and challenges they are facing in its implementation, what lessons they have learned and whether there are good practices which have had a positive impact on reducing poverty and could be replicated elsewhere.