Digital Library launched at the National University of Samoa (NUS)

The National University of Samoa (NUS), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the national Samoa Digital Library (SADIL) Project on Monday 17th of January 2022, at the NUS Fale Samoa. The Digital Library is part of […]

South-South Ideas Paper: South-South Cooperation, An Opportunity to Fight Against Climate Change & Reduce Inequalities

Climate change is a global negative externality and nowadays it is considered as one of the biggest challenges on Earth. The scale of the efforts and coordination needed to alleviate climate change’s negative impacts are considerable. In this context, South-South […]

South-South Ideas Paper: Mapping South-South Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation for Theory and Practice

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains unequally distributed across the globe. Working from the perspective of access, equity and inclusion (AEI), the present study analyses the state […]

Overview of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (UNOSSC, 2021)

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) was established in 2017 as a practical manifestation of the spirit of solidarity that has historically guided the Government and people of India. It is centred on forming partnerships with other developing countries […]

Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative gains momentum with handover of furniture for the Lifelong Learning Lab

The Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative is financed by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, which is administered by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). 29.11.2021 Apia, Samoa – The Lifelong Learning Lab being set up by the Ministry of […]

South-South Cooperation on Leveraging Knowledge and Good Practice Sharing for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development

Event for International Poverty Eradication Day Concept Note Co-organized by: United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)Time: 7:00-9:00 am, 21 October, 2021(New York Time)Venue: Conference Center, Beijing International HotelUN Web TV broadcast: https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1x/k1xga5p816Language: […]

India-UN Fund, UNESCO and Government of Samoa advance dialogue on access to information in the public administration context

Apia, Wednesday 13 July 2021: Access to information empowers the participation of citizens in decision-making and discussions of issues that affect them. It is a key human right that enables the exercise of all other fundamental human rights and holds […]
Main Highlight Oct 2021

Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation Highlights South-South Policies and Programmes to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 and Promote Recovery

Adel Abdellatif, Director, Ad Interim (a.i.) of the United Nations Office of South-South Cooperation, introduced the 2021 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation to the Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly on […]

COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Public Policy Leadership and Institutional Arrangements

The ‘COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Public Policy Leadership and Institutional Arrangements — 2021 Inter-regional Dialogue and Stocktaking for Advancing SSTC in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS’, organised by the UNOSSC Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS, […]

Launch of IBSA Fund 2020 Annual Report – Results in Review

IBSA Fund Annual Report 2020
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Launch of IBSA Fund 2020 Annual Report – Results in Review

IBSA Fund Annual Report 2020 During 2020, IBSA Fund projects continued to support partner countries, including initiatives for COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. Some examples include: An IBSA Fund-supported project in Kiribati to enhance inclusive sustainable economic development, set up […]

UNOSSC and UNDP launch publication “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Scaling up Made-in-Africa Solutions”

African countries have been generating innovative and context-specific solutions, in collaboration with various development actors, to respond to common development challenges including to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Despite restrictions in travel, the closure of borders, and the significant socio-economic impacts […]