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July 30, 2021

Call for Applications Now Open for UNOSSC Youth4South & ICGEB Empower Fellowship, Application deadline: 30 Sep 2021

EMPOWER Fellowships The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its Youth4South initiative and the ICGEB have partnered to offer early-career female scientists from the Global South, aged 45…
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July 27, 2021

UNDP Receives One Million Dollars from the IBSA Fund in Support of Women in Local Salt Production in Benin

Salt production in Benin remains artisanal though it is one of the main income-generating activities for the populations of the coastal zone of southern Benin. ©UNDP Cotonou, 19 July 2021: The Board…
July 23, 2021

400 African Trainees to Participate in IBRAF-FAO Fall Armyworm Sustainable Control Online Professional Learning Course

On 22 July 2021, the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) to jointly design a South-South cooperation (SSC)…
July 21, 2021

Call for Submissions: Good Practices in SSC & TrC in LDCs, Deadline 31 August 2021

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) to Building Forward Better The Istanbul Plan of Action (IPoA) for the Least Developed…


July 26, 2021

The Science and Policy of COVID-19 Vaccine Development: Experience of the Global South, 29 July 2021

When: 29 July 2021, 8AM (New York time) | 8PM (Kuala Lumpur time) Registration: To register for this event, please click here. On 29 July 2021, the UNESCO's International Science,…
July 7, 2021

HLPF Side-Event: Strengthening Government Data4Recovery Capacity with a Focus on Public Health, 15 July 2021

When:  15 July, 7:30AM - 9:00AM (EDT) Registration: To register for this event, please click here. Context The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest crisis of our time, claiming more than…
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July 6, 2021

ILO Knowledge Development Series on BRICS Formalization: A South-South Approach, 12 July – 20 August 2021

When: 12 July - 20 August 2021 Registration: To register for this online training, please click here. Introduction The past few years have seen active development cooperation between ILO and…
July 6, 2021

Leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Advancing Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Context of COVID-19, 15 July 2021

When: 15 July 2021, 8AM (New York time) Registration: To register for this event, please click here Background Child and adolescents’ mental health is one of the most neglected areas…


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…
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…
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…
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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