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) […]

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 […]

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – South-South Cooperation Toward Achieving SDG1

The target of Agenda 2030 is to eradicate extreme poverty. Even though global extreme poverty is on the decline, recent statistics show that the rate of decline has slowed. South-South cooperation can play a significant role in getting us back […]

Grants to Pacific and Caribbean Bring SSC Support Through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund to $176m

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced new grants to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund during meetings with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) alongside the United Nations General Assembly in September. 14 million USD […]

India-UN Fund: Improving Healthcare Services Across Palau

The government of Palau and UNOPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to improve the quality, availability and access to primary healthcare services through resilient infrastructure.  A $1.5 million grant from the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) […]

Leveraging South-South Cooperation to Scale-up Work on Maternal and Child Health

The Community of Practice on South-South Cooperation for Children (CoP-SSC4C), a joint initiative by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, IPC-IG, and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), hosted a global webinar on October […]

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 […]

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 […]

10,000 Young Entrepreneurs for the Global South

Entrepreneurs are “drivers of innovation” and “change agents” providing a win-win situation for all, and developing countries especially need them to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To invigorate the entrepreneurship ecosystem of the Global South, UNOSSC will provide one-stop shop […]

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 […]

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 […]

UNOSSC’s Youth4South programme joins forces with African Union Commission for the “1 Million by 2021 Initiative”

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the African Union Commission (AUC) discuss concrete steps to support capacity development of young African people to serve Africa and the world through the umbrella initiative of the Youth4South: Advanced Youth Leadership […]