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April 14, 2021

Call for papers: UNU 2021 WIDER Development Conference, Deadline 15 April 2021

Call for Papers: COVID-19 and Development - Effects and New Realities for the Global South The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges, and undone hard-earned progress on the pathway to…
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April 12, 2021

South-South Profiles: Mr. Sudipto Mukerjee Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh

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April 9, 2021

Call for Action: UN Climate Change Partnerships 2021 – 2022

As temperatures continue to rise at an alarming rate, the impacts of climate change are progressively threatening lives and livelihoods around the world. The recovery from COVID-19 offers countries an opportunity to…
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April 9, 2021

OECD Call for Innovations 2021, Deadline 29 April 2021

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is looking for innovative projects and initiatives — both big and small — that involve bringing together governments from different jurisdictions to…
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April 5, 2021

Launch of new UNOSSC South-South Ideas Papers at the 2021 WTO Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking Event

On 24 March 2021, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) launched four new South-South Ideas Papers with presentations from the authors, at a webinar on ‘The Role of…
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April 5, 2021

China Cross-Border E-Commerce Trade Fair Concludes in “Digital Fuzhou” City

Opening Session featured knowledge and insights from 12 Southern Countries. Representative from the Brazilian Embassy in China introducing e-commerce in Brazil. Source: China Cross-border E-commerce Trade Fair 29 March 2021,…
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April 5, 2021

IsDB Transform Fund: 4th Call for Innovation 2021, Deadline 31 May 2021

IsDB Transform Fund: 4th Call for Innovation 2021 - Building Resilience through Innovation in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 global pandemic has been ongoing for over one year,…
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March 11, 2021

Fellowship Announcement: Youth4South Fellowship Programme 2021

About Under the Youth4South umbrella initiative, UNOSSC and its partners jointly  developed a fellowship component which connects  funded opportunities with qualified young professionals and young scholars from developing countries to…
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March 9, 2021

Article by H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President, IsDB: The Islamic Development Bank: A South-South Institution with Global Responsibilities

Article by H.E. Dr. Bandar Hajjar, President, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) The discovery of the COVID-19 vaccine and its subsequent distribution in several countries provides hope as the year 2021…
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March 5, 2021

CARICOM Secretariat: Pandemic Underscores Importance of Regionalism, Multilateralism, South-South Cooperation

CARICOM Chair, the Honorable Dr. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago as he chaired the Intersessional Meeting, 24 February 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a reminder…
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February 22, 2021

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister Expresses Continued Support for South-South Cooperation at Launch Event of the South-South Matchmaker, 2019-2020 Best Practices

Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen,  shares a ringing endorsement and support for South-South cooperation and the South-South Network for Public Service Innovation On 17 February 2021,…
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February 16, 2021

IFAD Video: Targeting Hunger by Transforming Food Systems through South-South Cooperation

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating major risks for food security at a time when food systems were already under strain from conflict, natural disaster, and climate change. At the country…
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February 12, 2021

South-South Profiles: Mr. Christophe Bahuet, UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific and Director, Bangkok Regional Hub

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February 11, 2021

UNOSSC Research Survey on South-South Cooperation: Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Assessment Tools

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), as part of its activities on the production and dissemination of cutting-edge policy-relevant knowledge and practices related to South-South Cooperation (SSC), is…
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February 11, 2021

Beirut City Receives 200,000 Protective Masks from the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation

11 February, New York – 200,000 disposable masks donated by the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC) to Beirut City, Lebanon, with the coordination and facilitation efforts of the UNOSSC…
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February 8, 2021

UNIDO Launches Report on South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation

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January 29, 2021

Palestinian International Cooperation Agency Announces the Finalists of the 2020 Busala Innovation Challenge

Meet the Finalists of the 2020 Busala Innovation Challenge. Palestinian innovation seeks to address global development challenges and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals Ramallah, State of…
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January 28, 2021

Call for Applications: FAO International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food and Agriculture, Deadline: 19 March 2021

Background Innovation is changing the way food is produced, processed, traded and consumed and building more resilient and robust food systems. Both digital technologies and innovative practices for growing food…
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January 28, 2021

Whitepaper: China’s International Development Cooperation in the New Era

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January 28, 2021

Call for Proposals: UNESCO 2021 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant, Deadline: 18 April 2021

UNESCO has launched a call for young women and men under the age of 35 to apply for the 2021 ‘Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’. 12 research grants of USD10,000…
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January 24, 2021

UNECA/UNOSSC Joint Survey: The Role of Digital Technologies in the Implementation of the AfCFTA, Deadline: 28 February 2021

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)  and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) are collaborating on a joint report: “Realizing the AfCFTA Promised Gains: Fostering Implementation…
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January 19, 2021

United Nations ESCAP Partners With SEAF To Launch The Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund

Bangkok, 14 January 2021 - In early 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) formalized a…
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January 15, 2021

International Center on Small Hydro Power and Partners Donate 240,000 Masks for COVID-19 Response

The International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) is a is a public and non-profit institution directly under auspices of United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and China’s Ministry of…
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January 14, 2021

Electron Beam Applications for Value Addition to Food and Industrial Products and Degradation of Environmental Pollutants in the Asia-Pacific Region

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology For Asia and the Pacific Regional Office…
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January 14, 2021

Ministerial Session of the 17th International Conference on Population & Development concluded successfully

10 December 2020 - The 17th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population and Development titled “Nairobi Commitments and the 2030 Agenda: Taking stock and looking ahead to post COVID-19 Crisis” was…
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January 14, 2021

PPD Signs MOU with the League of Arab States Council of Population

21 December 2020 -  Partners in Population and Development (PPD) virtually signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of mutual collaboration with the League of Arab States (LAS), following the successful…
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January 8, 2021

Making African Continental Free Trade Area Work for Women in a Post-COVID-19 World

Jan 6 2021 (IPS) - On 1st January 2021, trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement commenced after months of delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The AfCFTA…
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January 8, 2021

Capturing the ‘Digital Dividend’ in Developing Economies

Global value chains (GVCs), which rely on and benefit from international supplier networks, have played a leading role in industrial production since the 1990s. More often than not, developing countries…
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January 8, 2021

UN FOOD SYSTEMS SUMMIT 2021

Context Rich or poor, young or old: Everyone needs to eat. Nutritious and safe food allows for healthy and productive lives. It’s as important as the air we breathe and…
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December 31, 2020

United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation: Results Report 2018-2019

United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC) is a voluntary trust fund established in 1996 by the Member States to support South-South cooperation partnerships for the benefit of developing countries…
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December 30, 2020

g7+ Senior Officials Meet to Discuss Progress and Strategic Priorities for 2021

On 22 December 2020, the g7+ Secretariat organized a virtual meeting for senior officials to review the progress the group has made in the year 2020, take note of the…
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December 24, 2020

South-South Partnership for COVID-19 Responses

South-South Partnership for COVID-19 Responses: UNOSSC Cities Project and UNDP Nepal Facilitate International Center on Small Hydropower’s Donation of Surgical Masks to Nepalese Cities and Partner 24 December 2020, New…
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December 23, 2020

Private Sector Contributes to China-Africa South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development

Organized by the China-Africa Business Council (CABC), the 2020 China-Africa Private Sector Cooperation Forum took place in Beijing, China, on 11 December 2020, with a focus on industrial and trade…
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December 22, 2020

2020 UN Regional South-South and Triangular Cooperation Focal Points Network Retreat in Asia and the Pacific

On 15 December 2020, nineteen participants participated in a face-to-face retreat at Anantara hotel in Bangkok. An additional sixteen participants joined the meeting online. The participants were drawn from UN…
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December 17, 2020

Virtual Arab Regional Workshop on Investing in the SDGs through SSC & TrC: Videos and Summaries of Discussion

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and UNDP, in partnership with Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research Think Tank Network (MENAPAR TTN) successfully concluded the three-day…
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December 10, 2020

IBSA Fund Board Approves Water and Sanitation Project for eSwatini

9 December 2020: The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (the IBSA Fund) convened today to review the progress of…