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News
October 14, 2021

Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge: UNOSSC and ITU Announce Shortlist of Digital Changemakers

The Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge launched in response to COVID-19 has announced its top 25 shortlisted projects. The Challenge was launched in June 2021 by International Telecommunications Union…
News
October 13, 2021

China’s South-South Cooperation Helps WFP Improve Mobile App that Links Zambian Smallholder Farmers to Markets

Lusaka: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution from China through a South-South and triangular cooperation COVID-19 opportunity fund. The contribution will be used to enhance the user…
Cities Project COVID-19 ResponseCOVID-19News
September 29, 2021

Fiji Receives PPE and Medical Supplies from UNOSSC and its Development Partners

UNDP Resident Representative for the Pacific Office and UN Resident Coordinator a.i. Mr. Levan Bouadze officially hand over the PPE consignment to Minister of Health and Medical Services, Hon. Dr.…
Cities ProjectNews
September 23, 2021

South-South Cities Exchange between Mato Grosso State, Brazil and Jiuquan, China on mobility, water supply and waste management

22 September, Beijing: In response to a request from the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil for knowledge exchange with Chinese cities on mobility, water supply and waste management, the United Nations…

Events

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October 19, 2021

Event: South-South Cooperation on Leveraging Knowledge and Good Practice Sharing for Poverty Eradication & Sustainable Development, 21 October 2021

Event for International Poverty Eradication Day: South-South Cooperation on Leveraging Knowledge and Good Practice Sharing for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development When: 21 October 2021 at 7:00-9:00 am (New York…
Capacity Development InitiativesEvents
October 13, 2021

12th ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy – Lisbon, 15-26 November 2021

When: 15-26 November 2021. Languages: The course will be available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Application: To apply for the SSE Academy, please click here. The Intenational Labour Organization…
Events
September 22, 2021

76th UNGA High-Level Side Event: Social Business, Youth and Technology, 23-25 September 2021

76th UNGA High-Level Side Event on Social Business, Youth and Technology Social Business Towards a Sustainable Revival of Post-COVID19 Economy When: 23–25 September, 8AM–10AM (EST) | 6AM–8AM (GMT+6) Where to…
Events
September 21, 2021

Innovation for Development: Towards New Forms of Partnerships, 5 October 2021

  When: 5 October 2021,  9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (EST) Registration: to register for this event, please click here. On 5 October 2021, the OECD Innovation for Development Facility,…

Blog

Blog
October 18, 2021

Blog: South-South and Triangular Cooperation for a Poverty-free Future

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2021 I have a four-year-old daughter. This Sunday, she woke up to a nice…
Blog
October 13, 2021

Blog: Two Developments for South-South Trade and Investments Post-COVID-19

by Mateusz Bratek Amrita Saha, and Peter Holmes for the Institute of Development Studies Between 2000 to 2016, countries of the global South, in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the…
Blog
June 10, 2021

Blog: 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 just another typical day in these pandemic times. I held…

South-South Champions

South-South Champions
October 15, 2021

South-South Champions: H.E. Taneti Maamau, Beretitenti (President) of the Republic of Kiribati and and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration

South-South Champions
October 7, 2021

South-South Champions: Mr. Roy Trivedy United Nations Resident Coordinator for Timor Leste

South-South Champions
September 15, 2021

South-South Champions: H.E. Ambassador Khusrav Noziri, Secretary General, Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)

South-South Champions
September 15, 2021

South-South Champion: H.E. Ambassador Solo Mara, Secretary-General, Pacific Island Development Forum (PIDF)

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