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16/11/2017

Malaysia shares how food security and nutrition can be enhanced through devolved governance

High-level delegates from Kenya spent one week in Malaysia meeting their peers to discuss how to turn food security and nutrition policy into action   Rome/Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2017. An eight-member Kenyan delegation, led by James Wachiuri Wanjohi, Technical […]
18/10/2017

India, Brazil and South Africa Sign Agreement for Continued Contributions to the IBSA Fund

Durban, 17 October 2017 – Meeting in Durban, South Africa, during the 8th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Ministerial Trilateral Commission, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the three countries signed an agreement to renew and ensure the continuity of their contributions […]
05/10/2017

India to support reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in hurricane affected countries

3 October 2017, New York – The Republic of India today contributed an additional $3 million to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, a facility established in June of this year to support other developing countries in their efforts to advance the Sustainable Development Goals […]
27/09/2017

Turkic Council and the UNOSSC Reiterate the Importance of South-South Cooperation for Regional and Global Development

New York, 25 September 2017 – The Turkic Council and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) held an event on the margins of the Seventy-second General Assembly of the United Nations. Entitled South-South in Action: How the Turkic […]
26/09/2017

Uganda and UNDP host session on leveraging knowledge exchange, transfer and tested solutions for accelerated development

25 September 2017, New York – Capping off the second annual Global Goals week in New York, the Republic of Uganda and UNDP convened a special event today to look at a critical issue on the path to a more […]
25/09/2017

Sustainable Oceans in a Changing Climate – Conference Summary (2017)

  As stewards of the world’s largest ocean, Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Leaders gathered in Honiara, Solomon Islands, on 12 July 2016 and approved for the PIDF to host the 1st high level Pacific Blue Economy Conference (PBEC) in […]
05/09/2017

South-South Cooperation initiative to help countries prepare for climate-related disasters

Suva, Fiji – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Government of India, through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund, have launched the Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries Project. The project aims to enhance […]
04/09/2017

ILO/China South-South cooperation project to expand employment services and enhance labour market information in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic

An ILO/China South-South project has led to an improvement in the sharing of labour market data and closer cooperation between the Cambodian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations. The Project was designed to improve labour market efficiency and participation, reduce unemployment, […]
04/09/2017

Government of Togo prepares school feeding bill

From 28 to 30 August, the government of Togo conducted a workshop to discuss the first draft of the country’s school feeding law. A committee of lawmakers from key ministries involved in implementing school feeding in the country prepared a […]
27/08/2017

Mozambique Hosts Third African Workshop on SSTrC for Sustainable Development

27 August, Maputo, Republic of Mozambique – A Technical Workshop on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development was held in Maputo, Republic of Mozambique, on 26 and 27 August 2017, on the sidelines of the TICAD Ministerial Meeting. It […]
24/08/2017

India’s Apollo Tele-health Network Provides Technical Assistance to Viet Nam

24 August, Haiphong – In the context of the India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Fund project An E-learning Approach to Health, an expert team from the Apollo Hospitals Network in India with specialized expertise in the set-up and management […]
23/08/2017

UN Secretary-General António Guterres commends China’s leadership in South-South cooperation

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday hailed the launch of the Center for International Knowledge on Development in Beijing and the release of China’s progress report for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “Both these […]