Online discussion: Fragility & conflict
48% of impoverished people today live in fragile and conflict-affected states, and the number is increasing. COVID-19 has the potential to make the situation even worse. What can countries and global institutions do to stem this tide and improve stability?
Beauty in diversity: How can trade support Timor-Leste’s graduation from least developed country status?
On Timor-Leste’s development progress, and what remains to be done
For trade development, shifting from fragility to resilience
The relative importance of trade and the degree of export concentration are higher than average in fragile least developed countries (LDCs).
High-level panel calls for integration of fragile states into the global economy
A high-level panel at this year’s Public Forum examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade
The EIF partnership welcomes Somalia as its 50th beneficiary country
The Federal Republic of Somalia has become the 50th country to join the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the only Aid for Trade programme entirely dedicated to LDCs and recently graduated countries.