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Least Developed Countries
Conference
Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries - LDC Future Forum
5 October 20217 October 2021
Wanha Satama, online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
Least Developed Countries are facing five major challenges: Four suggestions to tackle them

This month we had the honour to co-host the first ever LDC Future Forum here in Helsinki. It was our first large-scale live event since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which made it particularly exciting to be involved in...

Least Developed Countries Research Sustainable development
Blog
How can research help Least Developed Countries achieve sustainable development?

The next decade is a make-or-break for the world’s most vulnerable countries. To tackle the unprecedented confluence of COVID-19, climate, and economic crises, new solutions are desperately needed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development Research
Blog
Conflict-prone countries are not doomed to an eternal trap

The situation of Afghanistan has drawn a picture of a poor, conflict-prone, doomed country. But this does not have to be the case...

Least Developed Countries Productivity Sustainable development
News
Kunal Sen at the high-level LDC regional review meeting

UNU-WIDER director Kunal Sen has been invited to contribute as a panelist to the High-level Asia-Pacific Regional Review Meeting on the Istanbul Programme of Action in Preparation for the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed...

Least Developed Countries Sustainable development COVID-19
Seminar
Towards UN LDC5: Recovery from COVID-19
21 October 202023 October 2020
Past event
Journal Article
COVID-19 and global poverty: Are LDCs being left behind?

The study paper provides a preliminary assessment of COVID-19’s impact on global poverty in the light of IMF’s growth forecasts...

COVID-19 Global poverty Least Developed Countries
Working Paper
COVID-19 and global poverty: Are LDCs being left behind?

This paper provides a preliminary assessment of COVID-19’s impact on global poverty in the light of the IMF’s April 2020 growth forecasts...

COVID-19 Global poverty Least Developed Countries
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