General Support Measures

General Support Measures are measures not classified under trade and ODADevelopment Assistance. The cap on LDC contributions to the regular and peacekeeping budgets of the United Nations fall under this category. Also, a number of international organizations and conventions provide financial support for funding the participation of LDCsLeast Developed Countries in their meetings.
 

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ESCAP Young Leadership Programme

The goal of the ESCAP Young Leadership Programme for LLDCs and LDCs in the Asia-Pacific region is...

The IPCC Scholarship Programme

The IPCC Scholarship Programme was established with the funds received from the 2007 Nobel Peace...

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SPOTLIGHT summary: How long should the smooth transition period last?

In response to the lack of guidelines to support the transition of countries from the LDC...

Many scholarships, few applications

By Namsuk Kim (*) There are a growing number of  financial support measures  ...

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UNCTAD helps Angola in preparing trade policy framework

A joint UNCTAD-Government of Angola consultative workshop was held on 29 and 30 September...

Asia-Pacific LDCs meet in Dhaka to discuss graduation gaps

Twelve Asia-Pacific LDCs are meeting at a regional conference in Dhaka to discuss which econo...

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SPOTLIGHT: New developments in smooth transition

In response to the lack of guidelines to support the transition of countries from the LDC category, a UN General Assembly resolution put in place a smooth transition framework in 2004. The resolution does not contain any mandatory provisions. Instead, it invites partners to extend smooth...

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What are general support related measures?

The Unite d Nations provides financial support for the participation of representatives of LDCs ...

WIPO LDC country profiles

WIPO provides LDC-specific intellectual property profiles for all LDCs. The profiles can be ...

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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

SPOTLIGHT: How long should smooth transition measures last?

The new General Assembly resolution on smooth transition from the LDC category has 6 references to an...
UN support for smooth transition strategy of graduating LDCs

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Zeïneb Mazouz, IELPO

Zeïneb Mazouz - Public Relations and Career Officer of the IELPO LL.M. Programme coordination team...

Wei Zhuang, CISDL

Ms. Zhuang's areas of expertise are intellectual property, technology transfer, climate change...

Amelia Miazad, Executive Director of Advanced Degree Programs Office at Berkeley Law

Ms. Amelia Miazad is the Executive Director of Advanced Degree Programs Office at Berkeley Law ....

Yvona Tous, Policy and Advocacy Officer FCA

Ms. Tous developed policy drafts and participated in the FCA policy development process to...