September 26, 2023

Catalytic Funding Is Enabling South-South Collaboration on Climate Change Adaptation and Green Transportation

The Pérez-Guerrero Trust Fund for South-South Cooperation (PGTF), established in 1983 and managed by UNOSSC on behalf of the Group of 77, is a South-South incubator of science and technology.…
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September 26, 2023

Water, Energy and Food Technology Projects to be Piloted in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam

On 31 August 2023 the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) convened the Second Stakeholder Consultative Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. The event…
September 22, 2023

IsDB and UNOSSC Strengthen Partnership for South-South Cooperation

New York, 21 September 2023: Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) President, H.E. Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser, and United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Director, Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, met on the sidelines…
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September 21, 2023

Local Representatives and Technical Experts from Lebanon and China Participate in Training on Disaster Risk Reduction

Around 70 local representatives and technical experts participated in the training, which was organized under the “South-South and Triangular Cooperation Pilot for Sustainable Disaster Risk Governance in Lebanon” Under the…
September 15, 2023

UAE Pledges $4.5 Billion Investment in Clean Energy for Africa

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged $4.5 billion in clean energy investments in Africa at the landmark Africa Climate Summit in Kenya's capital Nairobi. The investment is designed to…
September 13, 2023

UN Day for South-South Cooperation: Message from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, delivered by UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib

Secretary General’s message for 2023 UN Day for South-South Cooperation In our world of deeply connected challenges, South-South cooperation plays a vital role in shaping a brighter future. The United…
September 6, 2023

UNCTAD Helps Countries Measure South-South Cooperation

A new project and framework to collect data will build a clearer picture of global development support   The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and its partners…
September 6, 2023

South-South Cooperation between Timor-Leste and Thailand for Midwifery Education to Bring Down Maternal Mortality

Dili, August 23, 2023 – The Government of Timor-Leste, through the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, is embarking on improving the quality and standards of midwifery education…
August 30, 2023

UNICEF Partners with China to Pilot Climate-resilient WASH Technologies in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, August 29 (Xinhua): Delegates from China and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday started a three-day field visit to Cambodia to conduct a feasibility study for…
August 25, 2023

BRICS cooperation crucial for better SDG outcomes, says FAO official

Mr. Carlos Watson, representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in China, emphasized the importance of BRICS as a crucial platform for South-South cooperation. BEIJING,…
August 21, 2023

IAEA’s First Fact Finding Mission to Samoa and Tonga Identifies Opportunities for Cooperation

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has conducted its first official fact finding mission to two of its newest Member States, Samoa and Tonga, to gain an overview of the…
August 21, 2023

South-South Cooperation: A strategic Approach towards Strengthening Africa’s Pharmaceutical Industry

The need for self-determination, sustainable home-grown development, and intervention effectiveness among African countries and across the global south has led to strong calls for the development and strengthening of South-South…
August 9, 2023

South-South Global Thinkers Facilitates 2023 Human Development Report Thematic Consultation on South-South Cooperation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report Office (HDRO) partnered with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and South-South Global Thinkers, a joint initiative by UNOSSC…
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August 2, 2023

City-to-City Experience and Technology Exchange Workshop between Hangzhou and Santiago

As part of the pilot project on sustainable transportation, and to strengthen city-to-city technical exchanges and partnership-building, Mr. Álvaro Jordán Rifo, Specialist from the Department of Mobility and Transport of…
August 1, 2023

New Project Supported by the IBSA Fund Aims to Improve Farmers’ Access to Local Markets in the Republic of Congo

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Centre of Excellence against Hunger in Brazil, the Government of the Republic of Congo (RoC) and the Government of Brazil have launched a…
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July 24, 2023

UNOSSC and China Conduct Seminar Series on South-South Cooperation in Cross-border E-commerce

24 July 2023: A capacity development seminar on South-South cooperation in cross-border e-commerce for poverty eradication and global sustainable development opened in Beijing today. Eighteen policy-makers and practitioners from 14…
July 19, 2023

Handbook Offers Guidance on Integrating South-South and Triangular Cooperation into VNRs

The Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends of VNRs and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) published a ‘Handbook on Integrating South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Voluntary National…
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July 11, 2023

UNOSSC Facilitates China-Mexico City Exchange on Innovative Digital Solutions for Heritage Protection

On 6 July 2023, the Cities Project of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) held an online exchange on creative digital heritage products to achieve sustainable tourism. The…
July 7, 2023

UNDP, China Promoting Renewables in Ethiopia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has hailed its partnership with China in promoting affordable renewable energy in the Global South, highlighting a project that seeks to expand access to…
July 6, 2023

WHITRAP Launches 2023 Awards for World Heritage Education Innovative Cases (AWHEIC)

The World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (WHITRAP) launched the 2023 Global Awards for World Heritage Education…
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June 27, 2023

Whole-of-Society Approach to Creating Healthy, Resilient and Sustainable Cities

UNOSSC, UNDRR GETI, PAHO/WHO & WHO conclude joint online training programme with South-South exchange highlighting the role of youth and local communities in future pandemic preparedness 2023 marks the midpoint…
June 27, 2023

SDG-Impact through South-South Trust Funds: Leaders Call for Sustained Action

South-South cooperation took centre stage as UN Member States and international development partners gathered in New York to reflect on the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the role…
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June 10, 2023

Experience Exchange on Women’s Economic Empowerment Held among Cities in Argentina, China, Ghana, Nepal & Pakistan

On 9 June 2023, the  United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation's (UNOSSC) Cities Project held an online exchange on women’s economic empowerment, bringing together officials and representatives from Buenos Aires…
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June 7, 2023

Creating Healthy Resilient and Sustainable Cities through a Whole-of-Society Approach, Harnessing South-South and Triangular Cooperation

4th annual joint certificate training launched by UNOSSC, UNDRR-GETI, PAHO/WHO and WHO   The first session of the "Whole-of-society Approach to Creating Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Cities: Harnessing South-South Cooperation…
June 2, 2023

Pakistan Calls for Boosting South-South Cooperation as World Grapples with Multiple Crises

At the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation at the United Nations, Pakistan has called for further intensification of cooperation among developing counties – South-South cooperation – to complement traditional North-South…
June 2, 2023

Qatar reaffirms Commitment to Promoting South-South Cooperation in Support of Social, Economic Recovery

Thursday, 1 June 2023: Qatar reaffirmed its commitment to continuing efforts to enhance South-South cooperation, especially within the framework of the real opportunities it generates to support the endeavors of…
June 2, 2023

ILO participates in the 21st meeting of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation

From 30 May to 2 June 2023, the International Labour Organization is actively participating in the 21st meeting of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation, which is being held at…
June 1, 2023

UNIDO Reaffirms its Commitment to South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation

NEW YORK - Underscoring its position as a leader in South-South and triangular industrial cooperation, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) showcased the advances made, along with a roadmap…
May 26, 2023

Promoting Economic Integration in Africa through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

In the presence of 50 development partners and heads of international organizations and United Nations agencies, Egypt's Minister of International Cooperation, H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, and Executive Director of…
May 26, 2023

Morocco Celebrates Africa’s Day and its South-South Cooperation Policy

Morocco celebrated on Thursday Africa’s Day and its solidarity South-South cooperation spearheaded by King Mohammed VI towards the emergence of a new, strong, stable, unified and prosperous Africa. In a…
May 24, 2023

Africa-China Dialogue Provides Boost to Green Industrial Revolution

The Africa Renewable Energy Manufacturing Initiative brought together businesses from Africa and China at the SNEC 16th International Photovoltaic Power Generation and Smart Energy Conference as part of its mission to deliver…
May 18, 2023

Knowledge Sharing Forum Held in Beijing to Promote South-South Cooperation

Beijing - On 15 May 2023, the South-South Cooperation Knowledge Sharing Forum was held at the UN Compound in Beijing. Taking the opportunity of the first anniversary of the WFP-China…
May 8, 2023

Delegation from the Republic of Congo is introduced to Brazilian School Feeding Policies

The initiative integrates the Trilateral South-South Cooperation Programme coordinated by the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) in partnership with National Education Development Fund of Brazil (FNDE)and the World Food Programme Seventeen…
May 5, 2023

FAO: Boosting Small Island Developing States’ ability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

$5 million from FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme will assist in building more resilient agrifood systems Geneva/Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today announced the launch…
April 4, 2023

UNDP paves the way for a new partnership between FAREI (Mauritius) & SIAH (Seychelles)

The two institutions play a key role in enabling sustainable agricultural practices in their respective countries The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has taken the lead in promoting a new…
April 3, 2023

South–South Cooperation: Fostering Sustainable Solutions to Fight Cancer

In November 2021, the IAEA, in cooperation with the World Health Organization and the International Agency for Research on Cancer, completed a virtual imPACT Review to support Iraq. (Photo: M.…