LDC5

12 August 2022

When a decision impacts someone’s life, it is only logical they should have a say in it. When considering 90% of the world’s 1.2 billion young people live in developing countries, including them in decisions that impact them is not just logical: it is essential.

18 May 2022

Created over 50 years ago, the Least Developed Country (LDC) category was always meant to be a temporary phase for the countries furthest behind in their development.

11 May 2022

The UN Development Coordination Office (DCO) and the UN Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Islan

29 April 2022

The social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt deeply, especially in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

29 April 2022

The social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt deeply, especially in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

This is in large part due to their structural vulnerabilities, inadequate social protection systems, and limited fiscal capacity to foster a human-centred recovery. The uneven recovery from COVID-19 risks to further entrench these global inequalities.