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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Exports by LDCs declined in 2014

In 2014, LDCs registered a negative merchandise export growth of -1.5 % (in current prices)....

UN ESCAP analyses DFQF market access for Asia Pacific LDCs

The trade outlook for Asia-Pacific LDCs and the DFQF market access schemes available for them...

STDF deadline for new funding proposals

The STDF aims to allocate at least 40 percent of project grant resources...

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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...

Bilateral aid from DAC members to LDCs fell by 16 percent in 2014

Over 135 billion USD was spent on development assistance by DAC members in 2014; 0.5 % less than...

When should concessional loans be reported as ODA?

Members of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

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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...

The 2015 triennial review of the LDC category

The Committee for Development Policy met in plenary session at the United Nations Headquarters in...

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LDCs are making progress towards the Istanbul targets

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

When should concessional loans be reported as ODA?

Members of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

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UN ESCAP analyses DFQF market access for Asia Pacific LDCs

The trade outlook for Asia-Pacific LDCs and the DFQF market access schemes available for them...

Monitoring countries

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

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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...
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