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The Unstoppable Strength of the South

by Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg   The United Nations is promoting collaboration and mutual support among countries such as China, India, Brazil, Bangladesh and Chile to create flows that enable them to reduce inequality with the North. The new […]

The South Working for the South: The India-Brazil-South Africa Fund

by Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg   In a joint report, FAO, WFP, FDA and WHO reveal that the number of hungry people in the world rose to 815 million this year, the highest number of people experiencing hunger in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]