The UN Secretary General has nominated Léonce Ndikumana, Glyn Professor of Economics, to serve on the UNs Committee for Development Policy (CDP), 2013-15. This is a great honor and we all are thrilled! CDP is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It provides inputs and independent advice to the Council on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development, focusing on medium- and long-term aspects. The Committee is also responsible for reviewing the status of least developed countries and for monitoring their progress after graduation from the category. Read the full story.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012