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Least Developed Countries Fund

The Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) was established in 2001 to support the LDC work programme under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), including the preparation and implementation of national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs). It is operated by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). [Read More]

Briefing on the LDC Criteria Review

On 10 December 2019, the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) in New York briefed on the progress of the CDP’s comprehensive multi-year review of the LDC criteria, mandated by the General Assembly. The presentation provided information on: The assessment of the relevance [Read More]

LDC Update (2013)

With the population of LDCs projected to double to 1.7 billion by 2050, the LDCs Report 2013 shows the need to generate more jobs and decent employment opportunities, particularly for young people, as it is expected that the youth population (aged 15 to 24 years) [Read More]

Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA)

What is IPoA? The United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries IV (UN LDC IV) adopted the IPoA on 13 May 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. It is a mutually agreed compact between LDCs and their development partners. It succeeds Brussels Programme of Action (BPoA).   [Read More]