23/06/2022

Ocean Conference: Leveraging South-South and Triangular Cooperation for the Blue Economy Agenda in SIDS

When: 29 June 2022 Time: Time: 9:00am EST Registration: To register for this webinar, please click here https://undp.zoom.us/j/88088810315 The Second UN Ocean Conference will take place from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Ocean Conference, co-hosted […]
21/06/2022

National Mekong Committee Secretariats critical in the implementation of local technical pilots of Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus applications

On 10 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Cambodia National Mekong Committee Secretariat (CNMCS) met online to discuss Cambodia’s expectations on the project and brief them on the project progress. Cambodia […]
13/06/2022

Viet Nam calls for the strengthening of Mekong Stakeholders’ common understanding on Water-Energy-Food Nexus to contextualise the concept in practical applications

On 7 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Viet Nam National Mekong Committee Secretariat (VNMCS) met online to discuss Viet Nam’s expectations of the project and brief them on project progress. […]
01/06/2022

Exploring Thailand’s role in P-LINK: the pressing need to assist socio-economic aspects of riparian communities including monitoring of sea level and water quality that directly affects fish cultivation and farming

The P-LINK is a project entitled, “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong Basin based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus”, it is also known as the RoK-UNOSSC Facility (Phase 3). On 25 May 2022, the UN Office for […]
06/05/2022

Publication Spotlighting Southern Cities’ Responses to COVID-19 Launched by UNOSSC, UNDRR and PAHO/WHO

The new publication “SPOTLIGHTING: Cities and Other Sub-National COVID-19 Responses for South-South and Triangular Cooperation” is the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), under its South-South Cities Project framework, and the United Nations […]
06/05/2022

SPOTLIGHTING: Cities and Other Sub-National COVID-19 Responses for South-South and Triangular Cooperation (UNOSSC-UNDRR, 2022)

“SPOTLIGHTING: Cities and Other Sub-National COVID-19 Responses for South-South and Triangular Cooperation” is the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its South-South Cities Project framework, and the United Nations Office for Disaster […]
05/05/2022

UNOSSC Asia-Pacific: Lower Mekong Basin Project Is Strengthening Access to Water, Food and Energy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Republic of Korea Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) launched their collaboration project, the “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong Basin based […]
23/03/2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goal on Good Health and Well-being (2022)

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages (SDG 3) is not only a fundamental right and a crucial development goal, but it is also front and centre of the global COVID-19 pandemic. To achieve sustainable development, […]
16/03/2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Least Developed Countries (2022)

This publication on “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action to Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Development” is a prime reflection of effective South-South and triangular collaboration practices that have bred innovative development […]
07/02/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Big Data’s Role in Broadening Financial Inclusion in the Global South

Consumer and business finance companies and microcredit organizations have had limited success in serving the needs of economically-active low-income families and micro-enterprises in Southern countries. Recent advances in computing and telecommunications technology are dramatically transforming this landscape by changing the […]
02/02/2022

UNOSSC’s Strategic Framework 2022–2025 Will Enhance South-South Cooperation Toward Achievement of SDGs

Meeting on 1 February at its first regular session of 2022 the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS took note of the Draft strategic framework of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, 2022–2025 (DP/CF/SSC/7). The proposed strategy is ambitious and timely, […]
28/01/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Catalyzing the Contribution of the New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to the Sustainable Development Goals

The New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank models of multilateral development finance bring to life an Asian approach to South-South cooperation that relies on infrastructure development to catalyze industrialization, spur economic growth, and ultimately help countries to […]