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08/04/2019

Inspiration: Rwanda’s transformation through home-grown solutions

By Habib Ur Rehman Mayar, Deputy General Secretary, g7+ Secretariat &, Executive Director of g7+ Foundation, www.g7plus.org Twitter: @Habibmayar Twenty-five years ago, on April 7, 1994, the genocide against Tutsi took the lives of 800,000 people in Rwanda. Even those with […]
22/02/2019

IBSA Fund Board Highlight Portfolio Successes, Share Lessons Learned, and Approve New Project to Improve Education Facilities in Palau

22 February 2019, New York – The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) and United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) had their first official meeting of 2019 to […]
08/01/2019

Celebrating Solidarity and Cooperation (article in Spanish)

por Jorge Chediek y Bernardo Kliksberg   Más de 120 países, representados por altos líderes del sector público, el sector privado, y la Sociedad civil, junto con los principales organismos internacionales, participaron en la Décima Exposición sobre la Cooperación Sur […]
08/10/2018

Towards BAPA+40: UNOSSC Shares Insights on South-South Cooperation for Building Digital Capacities for Industrialization in Africa

GENEVA – In the lead-up to the 2019 High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) participants at a panel discussion, co-organized by UNOSSC and UNCTAD, discussed how South-South cooperation can help African countries to build their digital capacities and […]
26/09/2018

Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie and UNOSSC strengthen their partnership for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (article in French)

En marge du Débat général de la 73ème session de l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies, S.E. Michaëlle Jean, Secrétaire générale de la Francophonie et S.E. Jorge Chediek, Envoyé du Secrétaire général de l’ONU et Directeur du Bureau des Nations unies […]
20/09/2018

Colombia’s experience in promoting peace processes in the Global South (article in Spanish)

Colombia hace e inspira: sobre la alianza UNOSSC – APC Colombia para compartir conocimiento sobre políticas y programas de paz con otros países del Sur Global   Sobre la alianza APC-Colombia y UNOSSC por la paz y el desarrollo APC-Colombia […]
18/09/2018

Propagating South-South Cooperation in Latin America – Article by Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg

By Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg   South-South Cooperation, a promising and innovative pathway to holistic inclusive development, alongside North-South and triangular cooperation, is vigorously advancing in Latin America and has increasingly become a key instrument to effectively advance toward […]
12/09/2018

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund – A Year in Review

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund celebrated its first anniversary on June 8, 2018 in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Ambassadors and Permanent Missions of over 45 countries hailed the Government of India’s commitment to multilateralism and South-South Cooperation. […]
12/09/2018

The United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation – A Year in Review

The United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC), a voluntary trust fund established by Member States to support South-South cooperation partnerships for the benefit of developing countries around the world, has been gaining momentum this year, shown by increases in […]
12/09/2018

India Brazil South Africa Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA) – A Year in Review

It has been a busy year for India Brazil South Africa Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA), an extraordinary model of trilateral development cooperation for achievement of the SDGS. Since last South-South Cooperation Day, IBSA has had many exciting […]
09/08/2018

IBSA Fund Approves Project on Ending Child Marriage in Malawi and Zambia

This month, the Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) approved the new project proposal, “Eliminating Child Marriages in Malawi and Zambia and Offering Scholarships to Child Marriage Survivors”. […]
01/08/2018

Cairo Workshop: South-South Cooperation and the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda, Challenges and Opportunities

On 30 and 31 July 2018, the Government of Egypt hosted a round of preparatory consultations ahead of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation, taking place on the 40th anniversary of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action […]