This Portal was developed by the CDPCommittee for Development Policy Secretariat of DPADDevelopment Policy and Analysis Division/DESADepartment of Economic and Social Affairs as part of a project to improve the capacity of LDCsLeast Developed Countries to access and benefit from the international support measures adopted by the international development community. The Portal's aim is to deliver a more effective development impact of international support provided to LDCsLeast Developed Countries.
The Secretariat of the CDPCommittee for Development Policy services the Committee for Development Policy, a subsidiary body of ECOSOCUnited Nations Economic and Social Council. The Committee provides inputs and independent advice to ECOSOCUnited Nations Economic and Social Council on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development, focusing on medium- and long-term aspects. It is also responsible for reviewing the status of LDCsLeast Developed Countries and for monitoring their progress after graduation from the category.