Capacity 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.

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.

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Workshops and Seminars

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