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June 19, 2024

First Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean Took Place at ECLAC’s Headquarters

Representatives of the region’s countries, the UN System, and regional and international organizations analyzed the state of South-South and triangular cooperation, as well as multi-stakeholder strategies for strengthening international development…
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June 7, 2024

Advancing Resilience and Sustainability through Climate-Smart Solutions in South-South and Triangular Cooperation

May 29, 2024, Nakuru county, Kenya: The China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility organized a hybrid knowledge exchange event at Egerton University, Kenya, to promote the uptake of climate-smart solutions…
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May 30, 2024

Data to Policy Network for Policymakers Launches Workshop Series on Multidimensional Poverty

New York, 30 May 2024 - The Data to Policy Network for policymakers launched a workshops series focused on Multidimensional Poverty. The series, which will be divided into three separate…
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May 24, 2024

Ensuring Integrated Child Protection – The Experience of Brazil’s Vitória da Conquista in Implementing the Law on Protective Hearing

A series of three documents was jointly developed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) focused on the implementation of Brazil's Law on Protective…
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May 24, 2024

UNICEF and ABC Launch Series of Policy Briefs Focused on Brazil’s Social Protection System

Within the scope of the Brazil-UNICEF Trilateral South-South Cooperation partnership, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) have been collaborating on an evidence generation agenda…
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May 17, 2024

UNEP-NSFC Triangular Cooperation Project in Lesser Himalaya Highlighted on Eos Magazine

On 15 May 2024, a science news article titled "Forests, Water, and Livelihoods in the Lesser Himalaya" was published on science news magazine Eos, by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). It…
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May 16, 2024

UNOSSC Facilitates Exchange on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Parks between Ghana and China

On 13 May 2024, the Cities Project of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) hosted an online exchange on Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and industrial parks between China…
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May 8, 2024

Southeast University Conducts Needs Assessment on Agro-industrial Park Planning in Gurbhakot, Nepal

Facilitated by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Cities Project, a team of experts from Southeast University (SEU) conducted a six-day demand-driven needs assessment and field survey on…
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April 30, 2024

Sierra Leone and FAO sign Groundbreaking South-South and Triangular Cooperation Unilateral Trust Fund Agreement to Boost the Country’s Rice Sector

22 March 2024 Freetown -The Government of Sierra Leone and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have today signed an agreement through a Unilateral Trust Fund (UTF)…
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April 30, 2024

101 Learning Session held for Data to Policy Network for Policymakers

On Wednesday, April 24th, 2024, an insightful "Data to Policymaking 101" session took place, designed to equip policymakers with essential innovative thinking skills to navigate the data-to-policy journey. During this…
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March 26, 2024

Inaugural Meeting held for Data to Policy Network for Policymakers

The inaugural meeting of the Data to Policy Network for Policymakers took place on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, representing a significant milestone of this effort following its launch on the…
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March 19, 2024

Creative Economy: Guatemala and Panama Are Co-Creating SDG Project Prototypes Using an Agile Methodology

February 29, 2024 - Led by the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Guatemala, Mr. Miguel Barreto, and the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Panama, Ms. Ana Patricia…
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March 13, 2024

CSW68: Leveraging South-South Cooperation for Gender Equality

“By fostering partnerships and exchanging knowledge, the Global South can create innovative frameworks and policies that promote gender equality and empower women,” said UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib during a 68th…
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March 8, 2024

Op-Ed: Advancing Gender Equality for Sustainable Development through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

As we mark this International Women’s Day under the theme ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’, it is crucial to acknowledge the leadership of women in pushing the boundaries for gender…
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March 7, 2024

Islamic Development Bank and UNOSSC launch Joint Global Advocacy Dialogue Series

New York, USA/Jeddah, KSA, 6 March 2024: South-South cooperation has emerged as an important development cooperation modality for many of today’s largest development challenges and should be seen as a…
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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…