Improving Access to Support Measures

This Portal gives users access to information about special international support measures (ISMs) adopted by the international development community for countries included in the LDC category. ISMs are meant to assist LDCs 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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DESA, WTO & ITC sign collaobration agreement on ePing

On 6 October DESA, WTO and ITC concluded the signing of an agreement solidifying the...

United States grants preferential market access to Myanmar

The United States decided to reinstate Myanmar’s eligibility under the Generalized System of...

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...

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LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning...

A new way of defining and measuring aid

The town of Naivasha in Kenya's rift valley hosts a sprawl of greenhouses supplying European...

CDP Secretariat shares project experience during European Development Days

On 15 June, the CDP Secretariat participated as a panelist in a side-event 'Leaving no-one...

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A toolkit for LDC graduation

In the next 5-10 years up to 16 least developed countries (LDCs) may either graduate or be...

How the UN helps LDCs graduate

Drive west round the ring road from Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital, and you pass three warehouses...

The impact of Brexit on the least developed countries

The United Kingdom vote in June 2016 to leave the European Union will have major implications for...

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LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning...

How the UN helps LDCs graduate

Drive west round the ring road from Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital, and you pass three warehouses...

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A toolkit for LDC graduation

In the next 5-10 years up to 16 least developed countries (LDCs) may either graduate or be...

DESA, WTO & ITC sign collaobration agreement on ePing

On 6 October DESA, WTO and ITC concluded the signing of an agreement solidifying the...