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:

Margin of preferences and LDC export performance

by Matthias Bruckner * Preferential market access is a major support measure available to...

Preferential treatment to merchandise exports

Developed and many developing countries provide preferential access for LDCs, allowing...

Merchandise imports from LDCs by the Eurasian Customs Union

The Eurasian Customs Union, consisting of the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Belarus has...

CDP Secretariat organises workshop in Brussels on capacity development experiences

On 6 April 2016, the CDP Secretariat is organising a workshop on its capacity development...

ODA to LDCs dropped by 9.3 per cent in 2014

In 2014, LDCs received $43.7 million ODA, 9.3 per cent less than the year before. The drop can...

Using the LDC criteria to allocate ODA: is it possible?

by Matthias Bruckner* Frequently, LDCs express concerns that graduation from the LDC category...

CDP tackles production in least developed countries

At Leather Wings, a small shoe-making outfit based in central Kathmandu, four women sit in a...

LDC contributions to the UN regular budget and peacekeeping operations

LDC contributions to the regular budget of the UN are capped at 0.01 per cent of the total UN...

LDC transition period extended for Vanuatu

The UN General Assembly has extended Vanuatu’s preparatory period before LDC graduation by three...

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Margin of preferences and LDC export performance

by Matthias Bruckner * Preferential market access is a major support measure available to...

Using the LDC criteria to allocate ODA: is it possible?

by Matthias Bruckner* Frequently, LDCs express concerns that graduation from the LDC category...

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CDP Secretariat organises workshop in Brussels on capacity development experiences

On 6 April 2016, the CDP Secretariat is organising a workshop on its capacity development...

ODA to LDCs dropped by 9.3 per cent in 2014

In 2014, LDCs received $43.7 million ODA, 9.3 per cent less than the year before. The drop can...

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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