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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New Chinese Measures on Rules of Origin of Imported Goods from LDCs

Although China has been granting special preferential tariff treatment to LDCs with established...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) Now in Force

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), negotiated by WTO members at the 2013 Bali Ministerial...

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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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New Chinese Measures on Rules of Origin of Imported Goods from LDCs

Although China has been granting special preferential tariff treatment to LDCs with established...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) Now in Force

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), negotiated by WTO members at the 2013 Bali Ministerial...