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February 19, 2024

European Space Agency and UNOSSC Jointly Explore Collaborative Horizons

Chiara Luisa Ferrario (ESA) and Dima Al-Khatib (UNOSSC) On February 8th, 2024, the European Space Agency (ESA) was honoured to welcome Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, Director of the United Nations Office…
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February 8, 2024

Indonesia and Türkiye Agree on Geothermal Cooperation

Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) signed a Memorandum of Confidentiality Agreement (CA) with the energy company from Turkiye, Kipaş Holding on Saturday, 3/2/2024. The two energy companies agreed to start cooperation…
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February 8, 2024

BRICS 2024: Advancing Economic Growth, Technological Cooperation, and Multilateralism for Global Development

In the bustling city of Moscow, the BRICS bloc enters a new chapter, welcoming five new members: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, and the United Arab Emirates. They embark on…
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February 7, 2024

APRM E-Training on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Accelerating the Implementation of Agenda 2063 and SDGs, 6 March-10 April 2024

When: 6 March – 10 April 2024 Where: Online Registration: To register for this training programme, please click here. The African Peer Review Mechanism in collaboration with the GIZ ,…
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February 6, 2024

Ministerial Segment of High-Level Conference on Middle-Income Countries Kicks Off in Rabat

The Ministerial Segment of the High-Level Conference on Middle-Income Countries kicked off in Rabat on Tuesday, with the participation of 32 countries and 23 UN development agencies and other international…
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January 29, 2024

Third South Summit Outcome Document

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January 29, 2024

Third South Summit Calls for International Financial Architecture Reform

> In the Third South Summit Outcome Document, leaders stress the need to strengthen the role of the UNGA and ECOSOC in dealing with the international financial architecture reform and…
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January 27, 2024

Setting the Standard: Advancing Small Hydropower in Africa

LUSAKA - Many sub-Saharan African countries are experiencing severe electricity shortages as a result of inadequate domestic electricity generation capacity and the high price of imported fossil fuels. In response, the…
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January 26, 2024

Pacific Island Countries Join in South-South Advocacy for Renewable Energy

On 25 January 2024, His Excellency the President of Fiji Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere inaugurated an 18.25 kW solar generation system at the Fiji State House. The system – funded…
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January 22, 2024

UNOSSC Director Speaks at the Al Jazeera English Inside Story Panel Discussion During the 3rd South Summit

The Third South Summit is reviving the common agenda and the collective call for action and solidarity across different challenging topics, said UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib during an Al Jazeera…
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January 17, 2024

FAO and EAPD Sign Agreement Promoting SSTC to Support the Transformation of Agrifood Systems & Improve Food Security

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD) have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening efforts…
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January 17, 2024

UNCDF Parametric Insurance: Learnings from Fiji

In 2022, Tropical Disturbance TD03F that intensified into a tropical depression caused sustained winds and heavy rainfall. The tropical depression led to heavy rainfall in Fiji's western, central, and eastern…
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January 17, 2024

FAO and China Sign Three New Projects Under the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme

The year ended successfully for the FAO-China South-South Cooperation (SSC) Programme, with the signature of three new project documents, by FAO, China and the three host governments of Malawi, Namibia,…
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January 2, 2024

Enhancing Cambodia-China Skills Development Cooperation Under the South-South Cooperation Skills Development Network

Under the ILO-China Partnership Programme, a three-day South-South Cooperation Skills Development event was held in Guangzhou to enhance Cambodia-China skills development, strengthen ties, and contribute to shared goals. GUANGZHOU, China…
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December 29, 2023

UNOSSC & UNDP Invite Policymakers to Register to the Data to Policy Network

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December 27, 2023

New South-South Health Cooperation Initiative Launched Linking Africa and the Caribbean

The Health Development Partnership for Africa and the Caribbean (HeDPAC), a new initiative to strengthen South-South health cooperation between Africa and the Caribbean, was launched today. The initiative stems from…
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December 22, 2023

From Seed to Table: IAEA and OPEC Fund Support Establishment of Seed Bank in Arab Region

IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation Hua Liu addresses participants at the COP28 OPEC Fund pavilion. (Photo: OPEC Fund) At a jointly organized side…
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December 22, 2023

Launch of South-South Cooperation Initiative on School Feeding and Smallholder Farming between Brazil and the Republic of Congo

Participants at the inaugural session of the Steering Committee of the project "Strengthening the access of family farmers in the Republic of Congo to local markets through South-South Cooperation". Photo:…
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December 21, 2023

UNAIDS Supports China to Play a Bigger Role to End AIDS at Home and Globally

The collaboration between the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and China was the focus of a consultation that took place on the sidelines of the 53 meeting of…
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December 21, 2023

UNIDO Publications Showcase the Power of South-South Cooperation

Three new publications from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) were presented at the recent South-South Investment Forum, held on the margins of the Intra-African Trade Fair. These publications…
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December 21, 2023

UNESCO Mobilizes Global Network of Experts to Support Creative Sectors Globally

30 international experts met to discuss global strategies to support the emergence of dynamic creative sectors in developing countries UNESCO convened 30 international experts to discuss global strategies to support…
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December 18, 2023

FAO Meets with the Minister of Agriculture of Bangladesh During PARTNER Project Scoping Mission

The Honorable Minister, H.E. Dr. Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, Minister of Agriculture of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, had a fruitful meeting on 11 December 2023 with the scoping mission of…
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December 13, 2023

UNOSSC Facilitates South-South Exchange on Urban Mobility between Cities in Argentina, Chile and China

On 12 December 2023, the Cities Project of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) held an online exchange on innovative urban mobility, fostering collaboration among officials from Buenos…
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December 10, 2023

Jamaica and Brazil Strengthen Actions to Achieve the First Generation Free of Child Labour

Both countries participated in a knowledge exchange on labour inspection, data use and social protection for the prevention and eradication of child labour. Officials from Brazil and Jamaica, two of…
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December 8, 2023

FAO Launches OCOP Global Project Under FAO-China South-South Cooperation

Speakers highlighted that 15 OCOP demonstration countries under the global project will be able to showcase the impact of the collaboration and deliver tangible results. From left to right, Permanent…
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December 7, 2023

Data to Policy Network Hosts Open House and Learning Session with Policymakers

7 December 2023: The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) jointly hosted an open house…
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December 1, 2023

UNOSSC Joins 16 Days of Activism Campaign: South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Ending Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Women's rights are human rights - As we embark on this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) joins the…
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December 1, 2023

UNDP Pakistan Renovates and Equips Government Girls High School in Quetta

Quetta, November 23, 2023 - UNDP Pakistan, in collaboration with the District Education Department Quetta, organized an event today to inaugurate the recently renovated and equipped Government Girls High School at…
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December 1, 2023

Protecting Mining Workers’ Safety and Health Through South-South Cooperation Between ILO, China and Zambia

The ILO, Ministry of Emergency Management of China and key stakeholders in Zambia joined hands in making a contribution towards protecting mining workers’ safe and health in Zambia through a…
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November 30, 2023

COP28 Approves Loss and Damage Fund

COP28 President Dr. Sultan Al Jaber today announced the first major milestone of COP28 delivering a historic agreement to operationalize the Fund which will assist developing countries that are particularly…
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November 30, 2023

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Celebrates Six Years of Collaborative Partnership

“The enduring partnership between India and the UN has spurred just and inclusive development – from the world’s densest cities to its remotest villages – and today serves as a…
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November 27, 2023

Women Cross-Border Traders from Sierra Leone Managed to Improve Their Business by Learning from Other Women in East Africa Involved in a Similar Economic Environments

ILO « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Sierra Leone “We decided to link up with other women in similar situations – in other words, South-South cooperation” Freetown: You…
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November 27, 2023

Integrated Water, Energy and Food Management Workshop Held in Khoen Kan, Thailand

With supported of the Ministry of Science and ICT, Republic of Korea, the First Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on “Advancing Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Pilot Implementation in the Lower…
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November 25, 2023

Roundtable on South-South Cooperation in Maternal and Child Health Experience Exchange: China-Africa Health Cooperation

Group photo of the participants of the Roundtable on South-South Cooperation in Maternal and Child Health Experience Exchange between China and African Countries in Beijing. | ©UNICEF/China/2023/Ma Yuyuan Beijing China,…
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November 24, 2023

Promoting the Global Development Initiative: South-South Cooperation in Employment in ASEAN

The ProSSCE-ASEAN project is collaborating with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) of the People's Republic of China and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote South-South…
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November 24, 2023

FAO and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s South-South and Triangular Cooperation Initiative for Sustainable Global Food Systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) are partnering under the umbrella of the "South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)" framework. This…