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February 4, 2022

Stories by UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme: South-South Cooperation Enhances Climate Action Across Francophone Africa

Stories of the GEF Small Grants Programme, UNDP Initiatives Climat Launched at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change by two…
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January 4, 2022

From Social Listening to Countering Misinformation: A Volunteer Reports on Addressing COVID-19 in Jordan

In this blog post originally posted by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), Ms. Noran Adly, UNV Community Engagement Officer (International UN Volunteer), shares her experiences working with community engagement activities…
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December 22, 2021

Scaling-up Digital Transformation through South-South Galaxy

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC As we are about to close the chapter of Year 2021, all partners on South-South Galaxy should give applause to the virtual community…
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December 14, 2021

The Contribution of Diasporas from the North and the South to Local Development

7 December 2021- Interview with Séverine Diallo, Project Manager of MODAL at South-South Cooperation Action on Migration. Written by Kholoud EL MORABET In four African countries: Morocco, Senegal, Ivory Coast and…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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March 11, 2021

Blog: 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…
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March 8, 2021

Blog: The HERstory of South-South Cooperation: International Women’s Day

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC Many would trace the origin of South-South cooperation (SSC) to the landmark Asian-African Conference of Bandung in 1955, where developing nations laid the…
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January 28, 2021

Blog: 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

Blog: 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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October 1, 2020

Blog: 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

Blog: 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…