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09/12/2020

IBSA Fund Board Approves Water and Sanitation Project for eSwatini

The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (the IBSA Fund) convened today to review the progress of the trust fund portfolio and consider new proposals. During the successful meeting, the […]
12/09/2020
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Message from PPD on the occasion of the UN South-South Cooperation Day 2020 Celebration

With the turn of the year, the International Community is yet again celebrating today the UN Day for South-South Cooperation during an unprecedented and exceptional situation created by COVID-19 Pandemic drastically impacting human lives and national economies of the world. […]
11/09/2020
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India Pledges Approximately FJ $1.8M towards Developing Climate Disaster Risk Financing in Fiji

The India UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, has pledged FJ$1.8 million (~US$ 850,000) to support a new initiative to create a climate disaster risk financing framework for Fiji. This new initiative, named […]
10/09/2020

Reverse Linkage: IsDB’s Role in Deploying the Power of South-South Cooperation to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

Message from H.E. Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, President, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, on the occasion of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation The world is going through an unprecedented challenge with the sudden and unexpected outbreak of […]
19/08/2020

Brazil Commits $2 Million to the IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) Fund

H.E. Mr. Ronaldo Costa Filho, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations, and Mr. Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, today signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing a $2 million contribution to the India, […]
10/07/2020
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Webinar: ICT & South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

When: Monday, 13 July, 8–9 a.m. New York time To join this webinar, please click here. Background The outcome document (A/RES/73/291) of the second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation held in Buenos Aires in March 2019 (BAPA+40) is a forward-looking […]
28/03/2020

IBSA Fund-Supported South-South Healthcare eLearning Platform in Viet Nam Responds to COVID-19

An IBSA Fund-supported key eLearning project to improve healthcare coverage and quality in the Northern Coastal region of Vietnam that has proven to be successful in reaching health care workers in remote-site medical settings, is now being used to respond […]
25/02/2020

ACP Group and UNOSSC Explore Healthcare, Security and South-South Partnerships During One-day Symposium

The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) collaborated on a joint meeting in a series of ACP Symposia on South-South cooperation. Under the theme “Building Alliances […]
29/01/2020

African Countries Discuss Post BAPA+40 South-South Roadmap

“The African Union Agenda 2063 emphasizes the value of strategic partnerships with partners of the South to further the process of development of Africa,” said Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, in […]
31/10/2019

The Africa We Want: 11th African Private Sector Forum

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) will engage with local leaders private sector stakeholders, think tanks and development practitioners during the 11th African Private Sector Forum, organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with UNOSSC and the Organisation […]
25/10/2019

UNOSSC and WFP China Collaborate to Promote SSTC Focusing on Youth and Cities

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the World Food Programme China Center of Excellence (WFP China) committed to a new partnership focusing on youth and cities today. During a meeting in Beijing the two parties agreed to collaborate […]
23/10/2019

South-South Cooperation Taking To the Sky Along The Silk Road

UNOSSC Delegation Meets With Government of Henan Province and FC-SSC in Zhengzhou Mr. Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation; Ms. Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNOSSC Deputy Director; H.E. Madam Jinhua Huo, Vice Governor […]