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April 14, 2021

Call for papers: UNU 2021 WIDER Development Conference, Deadline 15 April 2021

Call for Papers: COVID-19 and Development - Effects and New Realities for the Global South The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges, and undone hard-earned progress on the pathway to…
News
April 12, 2021

South-South Profiles: Mr. Sudipto Mukerjee Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh

Capacity Development InitiativesNews
April 9, 2021

Call for Action: UN Climate Change Partnerships 2021 – 2022

As temperatures continue to rise at an alarming rate, the impacts of climate change are progressively threatening lives and livelihoods around the world. The recovery from COVID-19 offers countries an opportunity to…
Capacity Development InitiativesNews
April 9, 2021

OECD Call for Innovations 2021, Deadline 29 April 2021

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is looking for innovative projects and initiatives — both big and small — that involve bringing together governments from different jurisdictions to…

Events

Events
April 9, 2021

Virtual Knowledge Exchange: Smart Cities for Sustainable Development, April 12 – May 7 2021

When: April 12 - May 7 2021 Registration: To enroll, please click here. Background Cities, as the crucible and the hub of human innovation and advancement, face critical changes in…
Events
April 9, 2021

Virtual Roundtable Series: Commonwealth Voices on Cyber, 20 – 22 April 2021

When: 20 - 22 April 2021  Registration: To register for this event, please click here. Between the 20th and 22nd of April, the Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting a series of discussions…
Events
April 8, 2021

Launch Event – 2021 Global Food Policy Report: Transforming Food Systems After COVID-19, 13 April 2021

When: 13 April 2021, 09:30AM TO 11:00AM (New York time) Registration: To register for this event, please click here. On 13 April 2021, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) will be…
Events
April 6, 2021

2021 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development, 12-15 April 2021

When: 12-15 April, 2021. To download the full programme, please click here. Registration: To register for this event, please click here. The 2021 session of the UN Economic and Social Council…

Blog

Blog
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…
Blog
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…
Blog
January 28, 2021

Readying Regional Trade Agreements for Future Crises and Pandemics

Policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have heavily disrupted trade and supply chains, with many countries putting in place ad hoc trade-restrictive measures, seemingly without any concern about their effect on trading…
BlogCities Project
October 31, 2020

World Cities Day 2020: South-South Cooperation among Cities to Co-create a More Sustainable Future

On the occasion of World Cities Day 2020, Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC, highlights the critical role of South-South and triangular cooperation among cities in building better for a…

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