Towards a bright future for least developed countries – Country Perspectives

The Committee for Development Policy, an advisory body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council will meet from 12 – 16 March 2018 to carry out its triennial review of the list of 47 least developed countries (LDCs).  The Committee will assess and announce which countries meet the graduation criteria for the least developed country category as well as the current status of those countries which have previously met the graduation threshold.

UN-OHRLLS spoke to a number of countries to get background on their aspirations and hopes relating to graduation.

Interview with His Excellency, Mr. Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations

Interview with Her Excellency, Ms. Doma Tshering, Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations

Interview with His Excellency, Mr. Robert Sisilo, Permanent Representative of the Solomon Islands to the United Nations

Interview with His Excellency, Mr. Odo Tevi, Permanent Representative of Vanuatu to the United Nations

Interview with Mr. Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser at the CDP

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