Mr. Jorge Chediek, Envoy of Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation and Director of UNOSSC, visited China International Center For Economic And Technical Exchanges (CICETE) (http://cicete.mofcom.gov.cn/en/) during his visit to China. He indicated UNOSSC’s interest in further strengthening the partnership with CICETE, under the current collaboration framework with expanded scope and in new areas. Collaboration in the two flagship initiatives – namely Global South-South Development Centre and Maritime Continental Silk Road Cities Alliance – as well as the BAPA+40 conference (https://www.unsouthsouth.org/bapa40/), were discussed.
Mr. Chediek congratulated the Ministry of Commerce and CICETE on the implementation of the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund (SSCAF) and expressed UNOSSC’s interest in submitting project proposals to SSCAF.
2018 marks the 10th year of the Global South-South Development Centre project. Mr. Chediek was interviewed for a commemorative video of SSDC.
Article by Dingding Sun (UNOSSC Programme Coordination Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org)