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Least Developed Countries – General Assembly Thematic Debate (Part 1)
11 Mar 2011 -  As a contribution to the preparations for the Fourth UN Conference on Least Developed Countries (Istanbul, Turkey, 9-13 May 2011), the General Assembly is holding a thematic debate on investment in and financing of productive capacities in LDCs. The debate, which will consist of two moderated panel discussions with high-level experts, will focus on national development strategies to enhance productive capacities and on reorienting international support mechanisms toward enhancing LDCs' competitive advantage.