World’s 48 Least Developed Countries Need More Action To Fulfill Development Goals, UNCTAD Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Caught in ‘poverty trap,’ least developed countries being left behind — U.N. report
“Even as the international community pledged to ‘leave no one behind’ with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has warned that without stronger global support, 48 of the world’s most vulnerable countries will lose ground in economic development and face increasing levels of poverty. UNCTAD’s The Least Developed Countries Report 2016: The Path to Graduation and Beyond — Making the Most of the Process, released earlier this week, underscores the need for more action from the international community to help these countries progress…” (12/15).

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