TitleReport of the Committee for Development Policy
Endorses the recommendation of the Committee for Development Policy that Senegal be added to the list of the least developed countries, subject to the concurrence of the Government of Senegal; decides to defer to its next substantive session the consideration of the recommendation to graduate the Maldives from the list of the least developed countries, and requests the Committee at its 3rd session to re-examine its recommendation in this regard, taking into account, inter alia, the reports referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the present resolution and the memorandum submitted by the Government of the Republic of Maldives; requests the Secretary-General, in the context of the Committee's recommendation to graduate the Maldives, to report on the progress achieved in the implementation of paragraph 4 of General Assembly resolution 46/206, and to make recommendations on additional measures that can be taken to ensure a smooth transition from least developed country status for graduating countries; looks forward to the report being prepared by UNCTAD on the effective benefits by the least developed countries specifically on the basis of their inclusion in the list of the least developed countries and on the practical impact of the measures in favour of least developed countries.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2000, New York, 27 Jan. and 1 and 4 Feb. 2000; resumed organizational session for 2000, New York, 28 Feb., 9 March, 3, 10 and 12 May and 16 June 2000; substantive session of 2000, New York, 5-28 July 2000; resumed substantive session of 2000, New York, 18 and 30 Oct. and 22 Nov. 2000 - E/2000/99 - p. 62-63 - (ESCOR, 2000, Suppl. no. 1).