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Targeting Hunger: South- South and Triangular Cooperation for Transforming Agriculture

On 12 February, the President of the General Assembly held an interactive dialogue focusing on the ways in which South-South and triangular cooperation in agriculture can be leveraged to address global hunger. The dialogue built on the Buenos Aires outcome […]
20/12/2019

Development Cooperation Agencies Chart Post-BAPA+40 Roadmap

The 11th High-Level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation took place in Istanbul, Turkey on 13 December 2019. The DG Forum 2019 was convened under the overall theme of “Charting the Post-BAPA+40 Roadmap for South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Towards […]
26/11/2019

Linking South-South Youth Engagement with Sustainable Development

Twenty-eight young entrepreneurs from developing countries came together with local youth at the “Youth Innovation and Sustainable Development” Conference held in Shenzhen, China from 13-16 November 2019. The programme provided an opportunity for the young entrepreneurs to pitch their initiatives and […]
06/11/2019

Private Sector is a Valuable Engine for Africa’s Economic Growth

11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum kicks off in Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar The 11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum focused on the impact of the private sector on Africa’s economic growth. “South-South Cooperation is absolutely critical […]
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 […]
22/09/2019

UNOSSC, China youth group launch training program for entrepreneurs in developing countries

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — The UN office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Shenzhen Youth Federation on Saturday jointly launched a program aiming to train 10,000 young entrepreneurs in developing countries, with an emphasis on Africa young people. At […]
11/09/2019

India-UN Fund Reduces Maternal Mortality in Mauritania

The Government of India supports South-South cooperation through the financing of over 40 initiatives and projects across the Global South through its India-UN Development Partnership Fund. In July 2018, the Mauritanian Government’s Ministry of Health launched a project, entitled “Enhancing […]
04/09/2019

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Bridging Digital Divide in Papua New Guinea

As a strong proponent of South-South cooperation and Agenda 2030, India is supporting over 40 Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States and Landlocked Developing Countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through its India-UN Development Partnership Fund. For example, the […]
30/08/2019

First South-South in Action with Private Sector Launched in Thailand

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Siam Cement Group (SCG) launched a South-South in Action publication on 26 August 2019 during the SCG Sustainable Development Symposium. Over 1,600 people participated in the Symposium entitled, “SD Symposium 10 […]
28/03/2019

BAPA+40 Side-Event: Shaping the Future of Regional South-South Cooperation – Sharing the ASEAN Experiences and Nurturing Synergies across Regions

19 March 2019 The side-event on “Shaping the Future of Regional South-South Cooperation: Sharing the ASEAN Experiences and Nurturing Synergies across Regions” was held on 19 March at Sala de Prensa, Palacio San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was […]
25/02/2019

Upcoming ILO-South Centre Side Event at BAPA+40: “The Future of Work, Youth Employment and South-South Cooperation”

Geneva, February 12, 2019 – The high-level conference on South-South cooperation (BAPA+40) will take place on 20-22 March 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this context, the ILO and the South Centre will co-host a side event entitled “The Future […]
01/02/2019

Creating a level playing field for women in technology in Africa

Addis Ababa/Johannesburg – The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) concluded a three-day workshop in South Africa on 17 January 2019, with the aim to optimize opportunities for African women in the technology sector through enhanced professional capacity and mentorship and […]