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India Fund: Barbuda’s Lone Hospital Fully Rehabilitated and Equipped to Support the Community

Barbudans once again have access to enhanced healthcare services after a fully equipped and rehabilitated Hannah Thomas Hospital was handed over to the Barbuda Council today. Under the leadership of the Government of Antigua & Barbuda, the project, funded by […]

UN Envoy: BRICS Can Take Lead on Development

The UN’s top envoy for South-South Cooperation said he believes that BRICS nations, with a stronger voice in global governance reform, have become a powerful engine for developing countries. “The BRICS are uniquely capable [of providing] a strong voice to […]

Unleashing Entrepreneurship and Leadership Potential of Women and Youth

Antananarivo, Madagascar A three-day workshop of African youth and women entrepreneurs on “Building Capacity in Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Youth and Women Empowerment” was held in Madagascar from 3-5 November 2019, ahead of the 11th African Private Sector Forum. Conducted over a […]

Join the E-Discussion on the Role of South-South Cooperation in African Trade and Investment

Click here to join the e-discussion. Antananarivo, Madagascar On 5 November 2019, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the African Union, and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie are organizing a workshop entitled “The Role of South-South Cooperation in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BAPA+40 Side Event: Alliance of NGOs and CSOs for South-South Cooperation (ASSC) Looks Toward the Future

19 March 2019 The Alliance of NGOs and CSOs for South-South Cooperation (ASSC) hosted an event on the sidelines of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) which sought to celebrate the work that has been achieved […]

IFAD – Islamic Development Bank Side Event at BAPA+40

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) are organizing a side event on “Leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation to support agricultural value-chain development”. IsDB and IFAD have a proven track record in designing […]

6th Brazil Africa Forum – Youth Empowerment, Transformation to Achieve Sustainable Development (2018)


African countries are developing the First African South-South Cooperation (SSC) Report

Article by Beakal Fasil (Knowledge Management Officer, Development Effectiveness & South-South Cooperation Team, UNDP Regional Service Center for Africa).     Under the overall coordination of the UNDP Regional Service Center for Africa, and in collaboration with NEPAD’s Planning and […]

Mauritania Health Minister visits UNOSSC to discuss ongoing partnership under the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

September 28, 2018 New York – A high-level meeting took place this morning between His Excellency, Mr. Boubacar Kane, Minister of Health, Mauritania and Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation & Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation […]