- South-South Cooperation on Peace and Development
- South-South and Triangular Cooperation Among Maritime-Continental Silk Road Cities for Sustainable Development
- South-South Cooperation on Climate Action
- South-South Global Thinkers
- UNOSSC Asia-Pacific Student Competition on Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development
South-South Galaxy provides an array of capacity development activities organized to support South-South cooperation activities of development. They aim at strengthening the human and institutional capacities of developing countries in planning, managing and monitoring SSC, tackling policies, laws and regulations that are hampering their engagement in SSC. Such support will be provided through capacity development workshops, seminars and learning events for development policymakers and practitioners on issues of importance identified by Southern countries.
UNOSSC Capacity Development Initiatives
Other Capacity Development Initiatives
- Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN): A growing global community of nearly 60 countries and 20 organizations that focuses on multidimensional poverty. The network provides south-south dialogue, capacity building, and access to a repository of experiences and lessons learned about measuring multidimensional poverty. This is managed by OPHI- University of Oxford.
- UNITAR Online Courses: 2030 Agenda: UNITAR offers high quality knowledge products and services, that are innovative, tailored to the needs and aim for learning impact, to governments, organizations and individuals who would like to contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
- Asia-Pacific Interagency Network On Youth: The United Nations Interagency Network on Youth works to increase the effectiveness of UN work in youth development by strengthening collaboration and peer-exchange among relevant UN entities, civil society organizations and youth, while respecting and harnessing the benefits of their individual strengths and unique approaches and mandates.
- The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn): UN CC:Learn is a joint initiative of more than 30 multilateral organizations helping countries to achieve climate change action both through general climate literacy and applied skills development. UN CC:Learn provides strategic advice and quality learning resources to help people, governments and businesses to understand, adapt, and build resilience to climate change.
- Trade Intelligence and Negotiation Advisor (TINA): ESCAP supported, TINA aims to assist member States in the negotiations of trade agreements, with the ultimate objective of enhancing trade in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It aims to guide governments in terms of whom they should negotiate with, what they should negotiate, and lastly, what will be the benefits of their negotiations.
- COVID-19 Innovation Hub: Developed by Global Innovation Exchange (GIE), the COVID-19 Innovation Hub highlights and supply innovations across 12 COVID-19 categories. The growing list of 800+ featured innovations includes those that are ready to deploy, plus innovations that could be adapted for COVID-19 responses, or inspire new, much-needed solutions.
- AGORA: UNICEF’s global hub for learning and development: Agora is a free portal offering tailored learning solutions to UNICEF’s staff, partners and supporters.
- Effective Institutions Platform (EIP): Managed through OECD, the EIP is an alliance of over 60 countries and organisations that support country-led and evidence-based policy dialogue, knowledge sharing and peer learning on public sector management and institutional reform.
- UNESCO’s support: Educational response to COVID-19: In the context of widespread school closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, UNESCO is working with ministries of education in affected and concerned countries to ensure continued learning for all children and youth through alternative channels.
- Call for Papers: Africa Union (AU) ECHO 2021 Edition – Deadline 15 August 2020: Referencing the various African Union Charters and policy instruments by the African Union, and in line with the Theme the Year of the Arts, Culture and Heritage, interested parties are hereby called upon to submit for the 2021 Edition of the AU Echo.
- Call for Applications: UNESCO Online Leadership Training for Arab Youth on ESD and Green TVET – Deadline 16 August 2020: UNESCO Beirut Office and ODDD collective (GAP on ESD – Partner Network 4) are organizing the UNESCO Online Leadership Training Program on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) & Green Technical and Vocational Education & Training (TVET) for Arab Youth taking place during the month of September 2020.
- Call for Papers: Africa Beyond COVID-19: Acceleration Towards inclusive Sustainable Development – Deadline 21 August 2020: The 2020 edition of the African Economic Conference, jointly organized by AfDB, the ECA and the UNDP, is planned to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 1 to 3 December 2020. Interested authors are requested to submit their papers.
- PICA Scholarship – Deadline 14 September 2020: The Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA), in partnership with the Government of Chile, represented by the Chilean Agency for Development and the Representative Office of Chile to the State of Palestine is pleased to announce the availability of two scholarships in Chile for a Diploma in Public Management in Universidad de Chile. The program takes place between 05 November 2020 and 15 January 2021.
- Call for Applications: IBRAF Fellowship Program: The Brasil Africa Institute is launching the IBRAF Fellowship Program, aimed at professors, Ph.D. candidates, master’s students, specialists, undergraduates, and professionals of the field of international relations and related areas.