LDC graduation

January 28, 2020 - Daniel Gay

Leaving no one behind: New help for graduating least developed countries (Part II)

For many, graduation from least developed country status is not the end of the story.

December 04, 2019 - Ana Luiza Cortez

Improved assistance for LDC graduation: What else can be done?

Graduation from the least developed country (LDC) category, a milestone in a country’s development, is not free of controversies.

October 31, 2019 - Daniel Gay, Kevin P. Gallagher

For the least developed countries, revitalising multilateralism is life or death

The international system governing the environment and economy is under pressure, but it is in trade where least developed countries (LDCs) may lose most from cracks in the global order.

October 29, 2019 - Michelle Kovacevic

Change in mindset sees Vanuatu become rising star of economic development

Vanuatu became a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) back in 2012, and has made immense economic progress.

June 13, 2019 - Aussama Bejraoui, Frans Lammersen, Justine Lan

Aid for trade, economic diversification and empowerment in the least developed countries

Economic diversification and empowerment are essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals; they also embody the rationale behind the Aid for Trade Initiative.

July 27, 2018 -

Daniel Gay: The long and winding road to LDC graduation

The EIF’s Daria Shatskova talks development in the world’s poorest countries with UNDESA’s Daniel Gay