20/08/2019

Republic of Korea Input is Required in the Political and Technical Processes of South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, met with Han-Deog Cho, Program Strategy and Policy Planning Department Director-General of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). Mr. Chediek noted that the outcomes of the […]
19/08/2019

RoK/UNOSSC Facility Steering Committee Calls for Extension of Cooperation

“The Republic of Korea’s contribution to development cooperation is by example giving hope to other countries, that they can replicate the miracle of evolving from one of the world’s poorest countries to an OECD-DAC member,” said Jorge Chediek, Director of […]
19/08/2019

China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat and UNOSSC Agree to Collaborate

The China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat and UNOSSC today agreed to take the initial steps towards expanded development cooperation. At the meeting with Mr. Jong-Heon Lee, Secretary-General of the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS), Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of […]
19/08/2019

UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and UNOSSC Discuss Enhanced Collaboration

Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, briefed Stephen Klingebiel, Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, on the UNOSSC’s follow-up to the BAPA+40 Conference. “We should look at BAPA+40 outcome as a document […]
30/07/2019

Pacific Island Leaders Endorse a Central Role for South-South Cooperation in the Sustainable Development of the Pacific

Over 200 participants attended the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF)2019 Leaders’ Summit and Conference highlighting the theme “South-South Cooperation for a Resilient Pacific” in Nadi, Fiji, 29-30 July 2019. The participating leaders included the President of Nauru, Prime Ministers of Fiji […]
24/07/2019

Southern-based Think Tanks Redress Inequalities in Human Development

In the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) on inequality, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) recently held a joint meeting in New York with members of the South-South […]
18/07/2019

HPLF: Strengthening SDG 17 through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The newly adopted BAPA+40 Outcome Document makes significant contributions toward providing guidance for development partnerships in the paradigm of South-South cooperation (SSC) and triangular development cooperation (TrC) in alignment with the economic and political transitions that have taken place since the […]
18/07/2019

Cities Project completes demand-driven needs assessment in Khajura

Pilot Project in the Making On 10 June 2019, UNOSSC’s Cities Project initiated a five-day multi-stakeholder mission to Khajura Rural Municipality to conduct a sustainable development needs assessment. Khajura was established in 2017 and is now a growing city in […]
17/07/2019

HPLF: South-South Global Think Tanks Reflect on the BAPA+40 Outcome

The newly endorsed Outcome Document of the BAPA+40 Conference recognized the contribution of think tanks and research institutions in the improvement of South-South and triangular cooperation (SSC & TrC) practices and called on United Nations entities to continue their engagement and […]
16/07/2019

HLPF: Bridging the SDG-Financing Gap through South-South Cooperation

With rising aspirations linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), commitments of developing countries have multiplied. However, at the operational level major challenges remain, including the effective management of capital inflows; domestic resource mobilization; and addressing the problems of capital […]
20/05/2019

Graduating from ODA: country experiences and lessons

BLOG POST: What happens to a country when their economy is considered strong enough that they are no longer in need of official development assistance (ODA)? How can they move away from aid in the most productive way possible? Are […]
08/04/2019

Inspiration: Rwanda’s transformation through home-grown solutions

By Habib Ur Rehman Mayar, Deputy General Secretary, g7+ Secretariat &, Executive Director of g7+ Foundation, www.g7plus.org Twitter: @Habibmayar Twenty-five years ago, on April 7, 1994, the genocide against Tutsi took the lives of 800,000 people in Rwanda. Even those with […]