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…
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…
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…
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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…
October 1, 2020

Global South Researchers are Making Global Partnerships a Reality

Article by Gabriela Keseberg Dávalos, Head of Communications of Southern Voice, a network of 51 think tanks from the Global South. While preparations are underway for this year’s UN General…
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June 29, 2020

Emerging Lessons from Community-led COVID-19 Responses in Urban Areas

This article is the first in a new series by the International Institute for Environment and Development that aims to offer a holistic, forward-looking response to the coronavirus pandemic, drawing…