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November 22, 2022

IBSA Board Approves Projects in The Gambia, Mozambique and Uganda

The India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA) Fund Board of Directors met today to discuss new project proposals targeting agricultural production, rural youth and…
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November 21, 2022

First Annual Meeting on South-South Cooperation Skill Development Organized by ILO in Lao PDR

The ILO-China Partnership Programme and the Skill Development Institute of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao PDR recently co-organized the first Annual Meeting for the South-South Cooperation…
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November 21, 2022

South-South Knowledge Exchange: New Ideas and Connections on Private Sector Climate Adaptation

The private sector can play a significant and transformative role in helping communities and developing countries adapt and build resilience to climate change. This was the main theme that emerged…
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November 18, 2022

Indonesian Minister of National Development Planning Speaks on Inclusive Development during G20 SSTC Side Event

16 November 2022: Indonesia's Minister of National Development Planning Suharso Monoarfa voiced inclusive development in the South-South and Triangular Cooperation Forum held in Bali as a side event of the…
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November 10, 2022

Launch of Cities Project Pilot on SSTC for Sustainable Disaster Risk Governance in Lebanon

On 10 November 2022, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Cities project team, UNDP China and Lebanon co-organized a virtual pilot kick-off meeting to formally start the implementation…
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November 7, 2022

Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda Supports South-South Learning Exchange Between the Pacific Islands and Mauritius

To strengthen South-South linkages across the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda Programme supported a peer-to-peer learning exchange between businesses and policymakers from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Commonwealth…
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November 7, 2022

China and Kenya Foster Cooperation on Climate and Energy

By Dennis Munene for China Daily Global. With the global community looking forward to the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on…
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November 2, 2022

Experience Exchange on Gender Equality and Women’s Entrepreneurship Held Among Cities in China, Jordan and Peru

On 28 October 2022, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized an online exchange on gender equality and women’s entrepreneurship, bringing together officials and representatives from the Greater…
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October 24, 2022

Equipment, Training, and Easy Water Access Protect the Solomon Islands During the COVID-19

The speed with which COVID-19 swept across the world caught most nations and healthcare facilities both by surprise and unprepared. Some nations, like those in Oceania, were spared the first…
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October 24, 2022

Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam Renew and Scale-Up South-South Cooperation Through Practical Arrangements with IAEA Support

Under the terms of the Arrangements, Viet Nam will expand the support available to counterpart institutions in Cambodia and Lao PDR, particularly through the Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency (VAEA). (Photo:…
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September 26, 2022

South-South Cooperation Offers Solutions in Solidarity for Global Challenges

Bolder cooperation and solidarity are key for developing countries to tackle the combined effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, and the climate emergency. The world economy is…
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September 26, 2022

Negotiations for ASEAN Framework Agreement on Competition Launched

SIEM REAP, 15 September 2022 – The 54th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting launched the Negotiations for the ASEAN Framework Agreement on Competition (AFAC), which is to serve as a formal cooperation…
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September 23, 2022

ABC’s Partnership with UNFPA, IBGE and ILO Brings International Observers from 25 Countries to Follow the 2022 Brazilian Census

Visits took place from 19 to 23 September in the cities of Boa Vista, Belo Horizonte, Cabo Frio, Florianópolis and Recife The work of carrying out the 2022 Census was…
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September 21, 2022

UNOSSC and CATIS Launch E-commerce Report at the 2022 Global Cross-border E-commerce Conference

Under the theme of "Digitalization of Cross-border E-commerce Boosts Common Development of RCEP," the 2022 Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference was held in Guangzhou, China on August 26. At the opening,…
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September 21, 2022

Cities Exchange on Logistics Held Among China, Ghana and Uzbekistan to Facilitate Partnership Brokering

On 20 September 2022, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized an online exchange on logistics among Ejisu and Kumasi of Ghana, Zhengzhou of China, and the Jizzakh…
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September 20, 2022

Cities are at the Forefront of Transitioning to Complex Risk Management

UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC, PAHO & WHO conclude joint online training programme with South-South Cities Exchange Cities around the world have faced more challenges since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
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September 20, 2022

Global Community Gathers to Tackle Development Challenges at GSSD Expo

Government Ministers, UN Practitioners and Experts Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Partnership Opportunities at the 11th GSSD Expo held for the First Time in the Asia-Pacific Region Bangkok, Thailand, 14 September…
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September 16, 2022

Effective Implementation of Conditional Cash Transfer in Egypt

On 1 and 2 August, ESCWA in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Solidarity in Egypt organized a “Social Protection Peer-Exchange Meeting: Effective Implementation of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programmes”. The meeting…
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September 16, 2022

2022 International Forum on South-South Cooperation and Trade in Services Concludes in Beijing

South-South Cooperation Pivotal to Shape a Greener Future for All The 2022 International Forum on South-South Cooperation and Trade in Services took place in Beijing, China on 3 September. Under…
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September 15, 2022

RBA Celebration of the UN Day for South-South Cooperation with a Focus on Home-Grown School Feeding, held at the GSSD Expo

12 September 2022 - For the sixth consecutive year, the United Nations (UN) Rome-based agencies (RBA) - the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)…
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September 15, 2022

6th Connected African Girls Coding Camp Commended for Inclusive Participation

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 4 September 2022 (ECA) - Young girl trainees in coding and technology gathered to celebrate the conclusion of the 6th edition of the Connected African Girls…
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September 6, 2022

Five Cities of Brazil, Chile, China, and Ghana Exchange Practices on Green Transport

On 26 August 2022, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized an online exchange on green transport among five cities in the Global South. The event brought together…
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August 26, 2022

UNDRR GETI, UNOSSC, PAHO & WHO Kick-start Joint Online Training on Transitioning to Complex Risk Management and Resilient Urban Futures

With over 1,070 participants from about 140 countries and territories, the first session of “Transitioning to Complex Risk Management and Resilient Urban Futures: Harnessing South-South Cooperation and Learning From COVID-19”…
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August 5, 2022

Five-day Training Workshop on Climate Change and Extreme Disasters Management along the Belt and Road Successfully Concluded

The five-day training “Workshop on Climate Change and Extreme Disasters Management along the Belt and Road” has concluded on 15 July. The Workshop was organized by WMO Regional Training Centre…
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August 4, 2022

FAO and UNOSSC Launch New South-South in Action Publication

UN Agencies strengthen their joint South-South and Triangular Cooperation efforts to accelerate the recovery and transformation of agrifood systems in the Global South 04 August 2022, Rome/New York: Countries of…
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August 3, 2022

RISE – When Aspiration Meets the Real Deal

“Why do we embark on a task to accomplish something? Is it for the money? Is it for the better good? If it is for money, it is not worth…
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July 18, 2022

News Article- HLPF 2022 Side-event on SSC & TrC to Support SDGs implementation: From the Lens of Voluntary National Reviews

14 July 2022, New York - The Co-chairs of the Group of Friends of Voluntary National Reviews (The Kingdom of Morocco and The Republic of the Philippines) and the United…
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July 7, 2022

Five Cities from China and Mexico Exchange Knowledge on Historical and Cultural Heritage Protection

5 July 2022, Beijing: With the support of the National Association of Mexican World Heritage Cities, on 30 June 2022 the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized an…
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July 7, 2022

P-LINK Holds First Stakeholder Consultative Forum

Lower Mekong Basin Countries commit to translating the Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach into local contexts to strengthen integrated development and support vulnerable communities by applying science, technology and innovation. On 28…
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July 5, 2022

Top Youth Entrepreneurs Selected for Final Youth4South Entrepreneurship Competition, to be held in Bangkok in September

5 July 2022, New York: More than twenty young entrepreneurs from 15 developing countries came together for the first-round pitching of the Youth4South Entrepreneurship Competition on 23 and 24 June…
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June 28, 2022

Call for Submissions: Experiences and Practices on Inclusive Sustainable Tourism in Cities and Localities in the Context of SSTC

The Context: The COVID-19 pandemic has dented hopes and delayed the progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, affecting vulnerable countries in the Global South. The current crisis is a…
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June 21, 2022

RoK-UNOSSC Facility Phase 3 Staff meets with Cambodia National Mekong Committee Secretariat

National Mekong Committee Secretariats critical in the implementation of local technical pilots of Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus applications On 10 June 2022, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional…
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June 14, 2022

Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency Visits UNOSSC’s Asia-Pacific Office

On 8 June 2022, Mrs. Ureerat Chareontoh, Director General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) led a TICA delegation to discuss with co-hosts-UNOSSC and UNESCAP, on the preparations for the…
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June 10, 2022

Solar Panels and WFP Training Empower Smallholder Farmers in Armenia

Lusakert village is located in the northern part of Armenia's Shirak region. Severe weather conditions throughout the year make it consistently difficult for families to grow enough food to eat.…
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June 10, 2022

Sierra Leone Learns from Uganda’s Experiences through South-South Cooperation

The Government of Sierra Leone has lauded FAO and the Government of Uganda for championing the South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) framework, through which Uganda has registered milestones in agricultural production.…
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June 10, 2022

UNODC and Southern Africa Regional Partners Join Forces to Address Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Lilongwe (Malawi), 25 May 2022 – Over the last several years, the threat of terrorism has been looming ever larger over Southern Africa. Terrorist groups, once local dangers, have become increasingly global…