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02/04/2020

South-South Galaxy Mapping of Southern Countries’ Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

South-South Galaxy has conducted a mapping of health authorities, mainly the Ministries of Health across countries of the global South, of their responses and efforts to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the mapping is to […]
03/10/2019

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) […]
12/09/2019

ILO celebrates the UN Day for South-South Cooperation

In celebration of the #SouthSouth Cooperation Day, the ILO is very pleased to remind the recent launch of a key publication done in the framework of BAPA+40: South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Decent Work Good Practices on the Road to […]
09/09/2019

South-South Galaxy to be launched on UN Day for South-South Cooperation, 12 September

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation along with development partners has developed a global knowledge sharing and partnership-brokering platform – South-South Galaxy. Powered by artificial intelligence, this platform aims to respond systematically and effectively in supporting developing countries’ demand […]
19/03/2019

Discussion about South-South Cooperation in a Digital Era and the launch of the UNOSSC “South-South Galaxy” platform

A dialogue highlighting the importance of leveraging South-South cooperation for development in a digital era was held on 19 March 2019 at the Museo de Arquitectura y Diseño in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the Second High-level United Nations […]
19/03/2019

BAPA+40 Side Event: Opportunities and Challenges of South-South Cooperation in Bioeconomy

18 March 2019 A dialogue on “Opportunities and Challenges of South-South Cooperation on Bioeconomy, in the light of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda” was held Monday at the Instituto Nacional Sanmartiniano in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was […]
06/02/2019

UNV and the UN Office for South South Cooperation sign a Memorandum of Understanding

On 29 January 2019, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) signed the first ever Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations. This Memorandum of Understanding aims at fortifying an already strong collaboration between both entities, […]
01/11/2018

ILO hosts informal meeting of Geneva based agencies in preparation of BAPA+40

Hosted by the ILO on the 1 November, the meeting is co-convened by ILO, UNCTAD, and the South Centre, with the participation of UNOSSC, Geneva-based agencies (i.e. Unitaid, WIPO, UNECE, UNEP, UNITAR, IOM, WHO, ITC, ITU, UPU, SUN, UNDP) and […]
28/09/2018

ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy featured among United Nations Good Practices in South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development

The importance of South-South and triangular cooperation in accelerating sustainable development has gained continued momentum over the last decades. There is growing consensus around sharing ideas, knowledge and skills to address common challenges and build shared strengths. Developing countries are […]
05/09/2018

Celebrating 2018 International South-South Cooperation Day and the Care Economy in ILO TURIN: Expert meeting on the Future of Work in Asia

Expert meeting on the Future of Work in Asia: Skills development strategies to promote employment-rich and equitable growth in the care economy   Hosted by the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the upcoming Expert Meeting […]
14/08/2018

LDC Journalists’ Call for Sustainable Energy at Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Lisbon

Lisbon, 2 May 2018 – The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation in cooperation with the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) supported an initiative led […]
04/05/2018

World Bank Impact Story: Reducing Stunting in Madagascar

The Malagasy Government asked for World Bank assistance to understand and address child stunting, so the Bank supported a knowledge exchange between BRAC Bangladesh and Madagascar National Community Nutrition Program. Bangladesh had faced similar challenges as Madagascar but was able […]