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November 19, 2021

Pre-Launch of the Global South-South Development Expo 2022

– The Government of Thailand, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) jointly announced today…
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November 18, 2021

Paris Peace Forum Session on South-South and Triangular Cooperation

12 November 2021- South-South Cooperation (SSC) and Triangular Cooperation (TrC) is considered effective international cooperation modalities to support the development of the Global South. The importance of SSC and TrC…
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November 18, 2021

Consultative Workshop on Advancing Sustainable Agriculture Value Chain in Nepal

10 November 2021, Beijing: The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Cities Project team organized the mid-term pilot workshop between Khajura rural municipality of Nepal, UNDP Nepal, WFP Nepal,…
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November 10, 2021

Innovative Experiences of Cities on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action through SSC &TrC)

Rising sea levels and extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and storms have heavy impacts on the infrastructure, livelihoods, and human health in cities. Cities around the world are…
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November 10, 2021

South-South Cities Exchange in Renewable Energy

4 November 2021, Beijing: The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and International Center on Small Hydro Power (IC-SHP) co-organized an online South-South cities exchange and needs assessment event…
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November 2, 2021

2021 ITU-UNOSSC Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

South-South Cooperation, coupled with embracing new and innovative approaches, presents an opportunity to respond to the current health emergency and far-reaching socio-economic headwinds. The Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge,…
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October 29, 2021

Disasters & Inequality in a Protracted Crisis: Towards Universal, Comprehensive, Resilient and Sustainable Social Protection Systems in Latin America & the Caribbean (ECLAC, October 2021)

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused an unprecedented impact in Latin America and the Caribbean. What started as a public health crisis has become the worst economic and social…
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October 29, 2021

Evaluation of the WFP South-South and Triangular Cooperation Policy (WFP, October 2021)

The WFP policy on South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) issued in 2015, has been evaluated in the sixth year of implementation, in line with the WFP Evaluation Policy 2016-2021. The…
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October 14, 2021

Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge: UNOSSC and ITU Announce Shortlist of Digital Changemakers

The Global South COVID-19 Digital Innovation Challenge launched in response to COVID-19 has announced its top 25 shortlisted projects. The Challenge was launched in June 2021 by International Telecommunications Union…
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October 13, 2021

China’s South-South Cooperation Helps WFP Improve Mobile App that Links Zambian Smallholder Farmers to Markets

Lusaka: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution from China through a South-South and triangular cooperation COVID-19 opportunity fund. The contribution will be used to enhance the user…
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September 29, 2021

Fiji Receives PPE and Medical Supplies from UNOSSC and its Development Partners

UNDP Resident Representative for the Pacific Office and UN Resident Coordinator a.i. Mr. Levan Bouadze officially hand over the PPE consignment to Minister of Health and Medical Services, Hon. Dr.…
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September 23, 2021

South-South Cities Exchange between Mato Grosso State, Brazil and Jiuquan, China on mobility, water supply and waste management

22 September, Beijing: In response to a request from the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil for knowledge exchange with Chinese cities on mobility, water supply and waste management, the United Nations…
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September 23, 2021

Launch of IBSA Fund 2020 Annual Report – Results in Review

The India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) launched its 2020 Annual Report  in the context of the commemoration of the 2021 United Nations Day for…
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September 16, 2021

New FAO South-South and Triangular Cooperation Framework

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September 16, 2021

Strengthening South-South & Triangular Cooperation in the Fields of Rice, Millet and Sweet Potato in the Republic of the Gambia

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September 14, 2021

UNDP: The Importance of the Global South in COVID-19 Recovery

As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its third year, it is clear the world faces an uncertain future shaped by economic and social crises. Effective global partnerships at all levels will…
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September 14, 2021

IsDB Group: Towards a More Resilient World

It has been almost a year and a half since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone around the globe has the same question in mind: “When will the world…
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September 14, 2021

South-South Cooperation Crucial to Close Digital Divide and Build Inclusive and Resilient Economies

8 September, Beijing: The 2021 International Forum on South-South Cooperation and Trade in Services took place in Beijing, China on 4 September. Under the theme “Digital Economy for South-South Cooperation”,…
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September 14, 2021

UNV: Volunteerism and South-South Cooperation: Building Forward Better Together

Article by UN Volunteers (UNV), posted in celebration of the 2021 UN Day for South-South Cooperation. For the original article, click here. The current COVID-19 pandemic has witnessed a boost…
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September 8, 2021

ITC Online Course- The Global South-South Cooperation Forum: Livelihood, Employment & Inclusion for Vulnerable Groups, 11–15 October 2021

Introduction to the course Recent decades have demonstrated the power of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) to advance sustainable development and decent work. Driven by a spirit of solidarity, respect…
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September 1, 2021

Helping Hands for Small Island Developing States

By Mr. Shi Jiaoqun, Special advisor at the Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Nearly 30 years ago, given their unique environmental and developmental needs,…
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August 26, 2021

IBSA Fund Board Approves Projects for Eswatini, Senegal and a Multi-country Initiative, and a Proposal for the Republic of Congo

New York, 23 August 2021: The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) convened to review progress across the…
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August 20, 2021

E-Booklet of the Virtual Conference to Commemorate World Environment Day 2021

The COMSATS Centre for Climate and Sustainability (CCCS) has compiled an E-Booklet compiling the outcome of the Virtual Conference to commemorate World Environment Day 2021 which was co-organized by CCCS…
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August 19, 2021

Job Opportunities at the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

19 August 2021: An international organization headquartered in Gurgaon (Delhi), India, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) is a coalition of solar-resource-rich countries and was established to address their special energy…
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August 16, 2021

East Asian Economies Drive Global Trade Recovery

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August 16, 2021

How COVID-19 is Changing Global Value Chains

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August 16, 2021

‘Asian Century’ Won’t Come Until Global Governance Becomes More Inclusive

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August 16, 2021

Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity

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August 10, 2021

South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Waste Management: UNOSSC and UN-Habitat Launch Waste Wise Koidu Project

4 August 2021, Koidu, Sierra Leone: The “South-South Cooperation in Sustainable Waste Management - Waste Wise Koidu” project was jointly launched by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)…
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August 10, 2021

UN Agencies Support the Reserve Bank of Malawi on a Digital Identity Project

The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), partnered through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund to further develop the Reserve Bank of Malawi’s…
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July 30, 2021

Call for Applications: UNOSSC Youth4South & ICGEB Empower Fellowship, Deadline 30 September 2021

EMPOWER Fellowships The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its Youth4South initiative and the ICGEB have partnered to offer early-career female scientists from the Global South, aged 45…
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July 27, 2021

UNDP Receives One Million Dollars from the IBSA Fund in Support of Women in Local Salt Production in Benin

Salt production in Benin remains artisanal though it is one of the main income-generating activities for the populations of the coastal zone of southern Benin. ©UNDP Cotonou, 19 July 2021: The Board…
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July 23, 2021

400 African Trainees to Participate in IBRAF-FAO Fall Armyworm Sustainable Control Online Professional Learning Course

On 22 July 2021, the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) to jointly design a South-South cooperation (SSC)…
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July 21, 2021

Call for Submissions: Good Practices in SSC & TrC in LDCs, Deadline Extended to 15 September 2021

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) to Building Forward Better The Istanbul Plan of Action (IPoA) for the Least Developed…
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July 16, 2021

South-South Champions: Mr. Norimasa Shimomura, Resident Representative, UNDP Indonesia

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July 13, 2021

Launch of New UNOSSC-UN-OHRLLS SIDS Good Practices Publication at HLPF 2020 Side-event

On 7 July 2021, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island…