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May 5, 2021

Project Rangeet Wins Innovation Prize at the 2021 Jacobs Foundation Conference

On 28 April 2021, Project Rangeet, one of the 23 Case studies captured in the South-South Network for Public Service Innovation's South-South Matchmaker 2019/2020, won a Promising Innovation Prize on…
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May 4, 2021

UNOSSC Deputy Director Xiaojun Grace Wang’s remarks at the Commonwealth Learning Week

While rapidly adapting to the new development landscape, indelibly changed by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Commonwealth Secretariat is working to maintain the efforts towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable…
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April 30, 2021

Call for Submissions: Innovative Experiences of Cities on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action, Deadline 5 June 2021

Context Home to the majority of humankind, cities are at the forefront of tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability. Rising sea levels and extreme weather events such as floods,…
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April 30, 2021

2021 South-South Entrepreneurship Academy: First Cohort Receives Training on Media and Entertainment Entrepreneurship in the COVID-19 Era

Asia-Pacific and African Youths Build Entrepreneurship Mindsets and are Introduced to Innovations in Media and Entertainment Industry in the COVID-19 Era On 24-25 April 2021, the United Nations Office for…
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April 27, 2021

Commonwealth Women Invited to Share their Experiences with the Digital World

The Commonwealth is inviting women and girls to share their experiences with the digital world in a short video message. About 90 per cent of jobs now require digital skills…
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April 27, 2021

More than 100 Countries Sign up to Develop National Strategies for Transforming Food Systems

Ahead of September’s Food Systems Summit, more than half of the UN’s Member States have pledged to host Dialogue events to begin conversations about improving food systems. April 26 2021,…
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April 26, 2021

UNOSSC and UNDP Support Local Elected Women Leaders in The Gambia in the Fight Against COVID-19

Finance Center for South-South Cooperation of China donates 200,000 Facemasks to Banjul of The Gambia 26 April 2021, New York - UNOSSC’s Cities Project has partnered with the Finance Center for…
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April 20, 2021

Special-accreditation for the 2021 UN High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, Deadline 25 April 2021

Background The President of the General Assembly of the United Nations will convene a High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS from 8 to 10 June 2021, in the General Assembly Hall at…

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Blog
April 20, 2021

Statisticians Connect for Impactful South-South Cooperation

By Eileen Capilit, Jessica Gardner and Rikke Munk Hassen South-South cooperation refers to technical cooperation among developing countries in the Global South. It is a tool used by countries, international…
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April 20, 2021

Five Ways Data is Bolstering African Countries’ Resilience to the Pandemic and Other Global Shocks

By Jenny Oldfield, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data In recent years it’s become commonplace to hear the international community paying tribute to the importance of data for decision-making. Over the…
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March 11, 2021

How to Combat Aid Ineffectiveness in a Fragile State? Haiti’s Promising Journey

By Mr. Marc Anglade, National Coordinator of the External Aid Mechanism, Haiti Between the earthquake of 12 January 2010 and a succession of devastating hurricanes thereafter, Haiti has appeared in the…
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March 8, 2021

The Herstory of South-South Cooperation: International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, UNOSSC Many would trace the origin of South-South cooperation (SSC) to the landmark Asian-African Conference of Bandung in 1955, where…

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April 29, 2021

Webinar Series: Resume SDG-aligned South-South Investments Beyond COVID-19

When: Session 1: 30 April 2021, 8AM (New York time). Sessions 2 and 3 to be announced. How to watch: Sessions will be available on the UNOSSC YouTube channel, as…
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April 28, 2021

The Future of Post-COVID Innovation Finance: Global Innovation Index 2020/2021 

When: 3 May 2021 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM (New York Time) ​Registration: To register for this event, please click here Download the Concept Note On the occasion of the…
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April 27, 2021

Webinar: Pacific Civil Society and Public Money, 29 April 2021

When: 29 April 2021, 11:00 AM (Fiji time) | 03:00 AM (New York time) To join this webinar, please click here. On 29 April 2021, the United Nations Development Programme…
Events
April 20, 2021

ILO Skills Virtual Fair: South-South and Triangular Cooperation, 21-22 April 2021

When: 21 - 22 April 2021 Registration: To register for this event, please click here. The ILO SKILLS Branch in Geneva, the regional office for Africa, the Partnerships and Field Support…