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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…
NewsROK-UNOSSC Facility
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…
NewsYouth4South
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…
NewsROK-UNOSSC Facility
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…
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June 10, 2022

Cooperation Project on Condominium Sanitation in Angola Holds First Meeting

The action is part of an initiative that aims to improve sanitation, hygiene, water quality and waste management capabilities in Angola, through a pilot initiative in the city of Viana,…
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June 10, 2022

ARASIA Representatives Discuss Resource Mobilization, South-South Cooperation and Flagship Projects at 20th Annual Board Meeting

The 2022 meeting of the Board of Representatives of the Cooperative Agreement for Arab States in Asia for Research, Development and Training related to Nuclear Science and Technology (ARASIA) took…
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June 10, 2022

Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS)

The Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) The Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) was established in 1980 as Malaysia’s commitment to South-South Cooperation through the sharing of Malaysia’s development experiences and…
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May 20, 2022

Webinar Report: The Role of South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Addressing the Triple Burden of Malnutrition in Children and its Potential Contribution to Achieving National SDG 2 Targets

According to the global nutrition report 2020 published by UNICEF, almost a quarter of all children under 5 years of age are stunted. At the same time, overweight and obesity…
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May 17, 2022

Leveraging South-South Experience in Conducting the Generations and Gender Survey

Originally posted by UNFPA. To access the original article, click here. 12 May 2022: The Republic of Moldova and Uruguay shared their experience in preparing and conducting the Generations and Gender…
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May 10, 2022

South-South Learning Exchange between Sudan and Jordan on Employment-Intensive Investments

On 27 March, 8 Sudanese delegates, representing the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, and an official of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Sudan, made a study visit to…
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May 10, 2022

WFP-China South-South Cooperation Knowledge Sharing Platform Goes Live

Beijing, China - The World Food Programme (WFP)-China South-South Cooperation (SSC) Knowledge Sharing Platform launch ceremony was held at the UN Compound. More than 100 representatives from the Government of…
Cities Clusters - WasteCities ProjectNews
May 10, 2022

City-to-City Partnership on Waste Management between Koidu, Sierra Leone, & Kushtia, Bangladesh

Waste Wise Cities Koidu: Koidu New Sembehun City Council Forms a South-South Cooperation and Learning Partnership with Kushtia Municipality, in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh With support from the United…
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May 4, 2022

RoK-UNOSSC Facility Phase 3 Official Kick-off Event

Official Kick-off Project in the Lower Mekong Basin to strengthen access to water, food and energy for vulnerable communities living in the Lower Mekong Basin (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and…
NewsROK-UNOSSC Facility
April 29, 2022

UNOSSC Asia-Pacific Workshop: Water-Energy-Food Nexus Case Study Design and Multi-Stakeholder Platform Conceptualization

The establishment of a multi-sectoral platform on the Water-Energy-Food nexus in the Lower Mekong Basin is critical for integrated, demand-driven approaches to enhance people’s livelihoods The UN Office for South-South…
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April 29, 2022

Cities Pilot Initiative Launch: Advancing Youth Volunteerism through SSTC in the Context of COVID-19 Response and Recovery in Banjul, the Gambia

28 April 2022, New York: The South-South Cities Pilot on “Advancing Youth Volunteerism in Banjul City of The Gambia, through South-South and Triangular Cooperation, in the context of COVID-19 Response…
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April 27, 2022

Side Event at the 55th Session of the Commission on Population and Development: Economic Development and Demographic Dividend Among ASEAN Countries.

21 April 2022: During the 55th Session of the Commission on Population and Development, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) facilitated a side event on the topic of "Economic Development…
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April 26, 2022

UNESCO Supports South-South Cooperation between Angola and Mexico to Democratize Knowledge through Open Access

The rapid development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is not only transforming the way people communicate, learn, and interact with each other, but is also providing new possibilities for…
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April 26, 2022

Strengthening the Capacities of the Judiciary in Portuguese-speaking Countries in Africa on Freedom of Expression-related Standards

In the framework of the 41st General Conference of UNESCO, the Brazilian National School of Judges (ENFAM), the Permanent Delegation of Brazil to UNESCO, and the UNESCO Communication and Information…
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April 20, 2022

Shenzhen, China and Banjul, the Gambia Exchanges on Youth Volunteerism and Digital Platforms

15 April 2022: The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) held an online exchange event between Shenzhen, China and Banjul, the Gambia) on youth volunteerism. Representatives of the Banjul…
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April 18, 2022

Call for Submissions: Good Practices in South-South & Triangular Cooperation (Vol 4), Deadline: 23 May 2022

Background: The BAPA+40 Outcome Document acknowledged the importance of the sharing of knowledge, experiences and good practices, particularly homegrown development approaches, on South-South and triangular cooperation in the implementation of…
Cities Clusters - AgricultureCities ProjectNews
April 18, 2022

Cities in Hunan, China, and Karnali, Nepal exchange Agricultural Practices for Poverty Reduction

Beijing, 13 April 2022: The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized an online exchange event on agriculture among cities of China and Nepal, with support of the Hunan…
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April 14, 2022

Be Part of the Solution: South-South and Triangular Cooperation Towards Sustainable Waste Management in Koidu, Sierra Leone

In August 2021, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) partnered and launched a pilot project in Koidu, Sierra Leone, to…
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April 11, 2022

Tripartite Partnerships Priming Young Workers for the Labour Market in Saint Lucia

With the facilitation of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the sponsorship of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund for South-South Cooperation via the project “Upgrading Saint Lucia’s capacity to provide…
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April 11, 2022

Beyond Cotton Project in Tanzania

The Beyond Cotton project team and its counterparts in Brazil and Tanzania have recently taken  an important step in the implementation of the initiative by discussing and validating the country’s…
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April 11, 2022

How do Countries Manage their South-South Cooperation Activities: The cases of Mexico, Colombia and Indonesia

The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) is the primary multi-stakeholder platform for driving development effectiveness to “maximize the effectiveness of all forms of cooperation for development for the shared…
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April 8, 2022

UNIDO: Study Tour to Mexico for the Cuban National Packaging Center

Within the framework of the project “Capacity Building on Investment for Cuban Government” implemented by UNIDO ITPO Italy and funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, three women representatives of the National Packaging…
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April 8, 2022

Xiamen & Santiago Establish City-to-City Cooperation on Sustainable Transport & Other Development Areas

Facilitated by the UNOSSC Cities Project, Xiamen City of China and Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile formulated a partnership to promote South-South cooperation in advancing sustainable development. Governor of Metropolitan…