19/11/2019

General Assembly President Emphasizes Importance of South-South Cooperation in Alleviating Poverty and Hunger

“Solidarity is the key and it is clear that we need more and more South-South partnerships,” H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of General Assembly, said in meetings today with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General […]
22/10/2019

South-South Cooperation Featured in Exhibition of China-UN Partnership in Beijing

The 40-year partnership between the United Nations and the People’s Republic of China is the focus of an exhibition opening in Beijing today. Mr. Jorge Chediek, Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation and Director of the United Nations Office […]
21/10/2019

Post BAPA+40 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation Introduced

Tarik Iziraren, Deputy Director for Policy and Strategic Partnership of the United Nations Office of South-South Cooperation, introduced the 2019 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation (document A/74/336) to the Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) […]
18/10/2019

Implementing BAPA+40 – What is next for Triangular Cooperation?

Lisbon, Portugal At BAPA+40 the global development community reiterated its commitment to promote triangular cooperation as a means to achieve the 2030 Agenda. Focusing on BAPA+40 implementation, the fifth international meeting on triangular cooperation in Lisbon, Portugal this week brought together […]
02/10/2019

Developing National Ecosystems for South-South and Triangular Cooperation

UNOSSC co-organized a meeting with the Islamic Development Bank and South Center on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly 26 September. Beginning the meeting a Statement of Intent was concluded between UNOSSC, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and […]
27/09/2019

High-level Dialogue on BAPA+40 Follow Up

The first post BAPA+40 interactive dialogue took place on the sidelines of the High-level segment of the 74thSession of the UN General Assembly on 26 September. The dialogue was hosted by the Government of Argentina and UNOSSC, and focused on strengthening […]
26/09/2019

Food Security and the Achievement of SDGs in Africa through South-South Cooperation

On the sidelines of the World Sustainable Development Summit, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized a High-level […]
25/09/2019

African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States highlight BAPA+40 follow up

Seeking to discuss concrete follow up actions to the BAPA+40 Outcome, H.E. Dr. Patrick Gomes, Secretary General, African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) met with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South […]
24/09/2019

FAO, IFAD and WFP highlight the commitment of leaving no one behind in achieving SDG2

Rome – The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, observed the UN Day for South-South Cooperation with an event hosted at WFP which highlighted the importance of “leaving no one behind” in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The […]
12/09/2019

South-South Cooperation ‘Accelerates’ Us Toward 2030 Goals, UN Chief says on International Day

Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC) on Thursday. This year’s United Nations Day dedicated to the initiative, annually observed […]
11/09/2019

New Technology Could Expand Scope of South-South Cooperation, UN Envoy Says

South-South Cooperation is “essential, and critical” in reaching the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals agenda come 2030, and the digital world will play an instrumental role. That’s from Jorge Chediek, the Special Envoy of the Secretary General and Director of the UN Office on […]
09/09/2019

South-South Galaxy to be launched on UN Day for South-South Cooperation, 12 September

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation along with development partners has developed a global knowledge sharing and partnership-brokering platform – South-South Galaxy. Powered by artificial intelligence, this platform aims to respond systematically and effectively in supporting developing countries’ demand […]