TitleReport of the Committee for Development Policy
Decides to extend the transition period of the Maldives until the next triennial review of the list of least developed countries in 2003, as recommended by the Committee; urges the international organizations, bilateral donors and graduating or near graduating countries to initiate a debate concerning the treatment of graduating countries with a view to ensuring that the graduation of a country from the list of the leat developed countries should not result in disruption to its development plans, programmes and projects and the importance of ensuring a smooth transition from least developed country status for countries that become eligible for graduation.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 2001, New York, 29-31 Jan. 2001; resumed organizational session for 2001, New York, 8, 13 and 22 March, 3 May and 4 June 2001; substantive session of 2001, Geneva, 2-26 July 2001; resumed substantive session of 2001, New York, 10 and 24 Oct. and 20 Dec. 2001 - E/2001/99 - p. 63 - (ESCOR, 2001, Suppl. no. 1).