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Definition(s)

Low-income countries confronting severe structural impediments to sustainable development. (Source: UN Development Policy and Analysis Division)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
LDC

In other languages

French
pays moins avancé
Russian
наименее развитая страна
Spanish
país menos adelantado
Arabic
أقل البلدان نموا

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with least developed country

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with least developed country. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Governing Council
Minamata Convention on Mercury