Improving Access to Support Measures

This Portal gives users access to information about special international support measures (ISMsInternational Support Measures) adopted by the international development community for countries included in the LDC category. ISMsInternational Support Measures are meant to assist LDCsLeast Developed Countries in confronting their special development challenges and in achieving progress towards graduation from the category. The measures can be grouped into 3 broad areas of assistance:

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UN DESA MTIC workshop in Uganda discusses SPS and TBT notification alert system

In the context of the DESA project “Building institutional capacity in the use of trade-related...

Norway first to contribute to second phase EIF

During the official launch of the second EIF phase at the Fifth Global Review of Aid for...

Exports of LDCs to drop after 2018

Better integrating LDCs into world markets is a long standing objective of the international...

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ONE proposes strategy to increase ODA flows to LDCs

ONE, the international campaigning and advocacy organization, released a new report on the...

Korea provides favorable loan conditions to LDCs

The Economic Development Cooperation Fund of Korea, administered by the Export-Import Bank of...

50 percent of Irish ODA will go to LDCs in 2015

Ireland promises to contribute half of its development assistance to LDCs in 2015. A target that...

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The Zero Draft of the Post-2015 Development Agenda: What's new for LDCs?

On June 2, 2015 the zero draft of the post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda was released by...

LDCs are making progress towards the Istanbul targets

The Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-2020 has...

Monitoring countries

The Committee for Development Policy is mandated by the General Assembly and the Economic and...

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Exports of LDCs to drop after 2018

Better integrating LDCs into world markets is a long standing objective of the international...

US GSP is renewed to 2017

On 25 June 2015, US Congress passed the Trade Preferences Extension Act, and subsequently on 29...

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UN DESA MTIC workshop in Uganda discusses SPS and TBT notification alert system

In the context of the DESA project “Building institutional capacity in the use of trade-related...

Norway first to contribute to second phase EIF

During the official launch of the second EIF phase at the Fifth Global Review of Aid for...

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SPOTLIGHT: Improving the utilization of DFQF for LDCs

Although all LDCs are potentially able to benefit from the DFQF market access schemes offered by trading partners, and most products are covered, there are still obstacles that impede LDCs from...
Preferential Market Access

Is it age limit and how long can we benefit for the scolarship ?

Is it age limit and how long can we benefit for the scolarship ?
AUTM Developing Economies Scholarship