WTO (Negotiations, Regular Work, Leadership)

Key LDC Issues Ahead of WTO MC12 and UN LDC-V

This Briefing Paper summarises the key points of a study by CUTS International Geneva titled “Least Developed Countries: History, Challenges and Solutions in the Context of UN LDCV and WTO MC12”, available at The study traces the history of the LDC category, examines the main development challenges faced by them, outlines their interests, and concerns in the WTO, and puts forward recommendations for consideration by WTO MC12 and UN LDC V.