Committee for Development Policy

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Committee for Development Policy
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AbbreviationCDP
CPD
Legal statusActive
Websitecdp.un.org

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP; Spanish: Comité de Políticas de Desarrollo, CPD) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The task of the CDP is to provide independent advice to the Council on development policy issues. The Committee is also responsible for deciding which countries can be considered least developed countries (LDCs).[1]

The Committee has 24 members, nominated in their personal capacity by the United Nations Secretary-General and appointed by ECOSOC for a period of three years.[1] The Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy, in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Economic Analysis and Policy Division, provides substantive and administrative assistance to the Committee.

Membership[edit]

The last three-year term began on 1 January 2019. Members for the period from 2019 to 2021 are:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b CDP. "CDP Overview". United Nations. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  2. ^ "Membership of the Committee for Development Policy". United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Development Policy and Analysis Division. Retrieved 2019-04-04.

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