What is New in the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries?

21 Pages Posted: 28 Nov 2017

Date Written: November 21, 2017

Abstract

The purpose of the paper is to review the Istanbul Programme of Action, the main outcome of the Fourth United Nations Conference on LDCs, and to contrast it with the Brussels Programme of Action, which underpinned LDC international development agenda during the decade 2001-2010. In particular, the paper identifies incremental changes and potential shortcomings in this newly Programme of Action and ways in which LDC development agenda can be taken forward in the next ten years.

Keywords: International Linkages to Development, Role of International Organizations, Public Policy

JEL Classification: 019, Z18

Suggested Citation

Diarra, Cheick and Diallo, Oumar and Katjomuise, Kavazeua, What is New in the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries? (November 21, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3075264 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3075264

Cheick Diarra

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Oumar Diallo (Contact Author)

United Nations ( email )

New York, NY 10017
United States

Kavazeua Katjomuise

Independent ( email )

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