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June 9, 2021

UNOSSC Cities Project Develops South-South Cities Cluster with Chinese Cities of Lishui and Changsha

Lishui:  Small hydropower, greener energy and a more sustainable solution Pingcheng Small Hydropower Station, Suichang. © UNOSSC "Lucid water and lush mountains are invaluable assets.” Policymakers in China embedded this…
News
June 4, 2021

15 Years of BRICS: India, South Africa’s Move to Push for IPR Waiver for COVID Vaccine is Game Changer

Both Russia and China, reiterated the importance they attach to the status and role of Brazil, India and South Africa in world affairs and supported their aspiration to play a…
News
June 3, 2021

World COVID-19 Vaccine Production Accelerates as China Licenses Own Doses Overseas

By Hu Yuwei and Huang Lanlan With the G7 group urged by civil society organizations to share COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing technology and provide financial support to the COVID-19 Vaccines Global…
COVID-19News
June 2, 2021

UNOSSC and ITU Launch the Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge

Scaling up digital innovations through South-South and triangular cooperation Digital transformation is key to accelerating our progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Digital innovation enhances access to information, reduces…

Events

Events
June 3, 2021

COMSATS / UNEP Virtual Conference on the occasion of World Environment Day 2021, 7 June 2021

When: Monday, 7 June 2021 from 3:00-5:00 PM (GMT+5) Registration: to register for this event, please click here. The COMSATS Center for Climate and Sustainability (CCCS) and the United Nations…
Events
May 19, 2021

UNCTAD / UNITAR Webinar: Blue Entrepreneurship and MSMEs Resurgence, 27 May 2021

When: 27 May 2021, 9AM EST | 3PM CET Registration: To register for this webinar, please click here. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on 27 May 2021 the…
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May 12, 2021

Registrations Open: UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC & WHO Joint Online Training: Build Back Better, 8-29 June 2021

Registration Open: UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC & WHO Joint Online Training Build Back Better: Harnessing SSC and Risk Reduction Planning for Resilient and Healthy Cities in the Post-COVID-19 Era When: 8,…
Events
April 29, 2021

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

When: Session 1: 30 April 2021, 8 AM (New York time); Session 2: 28 May 2021, 8 AM (New York time), and Session 3 to be announced. How to watch:…

Blog

Blog
June 10, 2021

IBRAF Fellowship Program Actively Engages Researchers with International Cooperation

by João Paulo Alves, Projects Coordinator, Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) is currently hosting the first cohort of the IBRAF Fellowship Program on South-South and Triangular…
Blog
May 17, 2021

Blog: Accelerating Digital Transformation Through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, UNOSSC. Spotlighting World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Today is a just another typical day in these pandemic times. I…
Blog
April 20, 2021

Blog: 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…
Blog
April 20, 2021

Blog: 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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