31/12/2020

United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation – Results Report 2018-2019

The ambitions outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the outcome document of the second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) guide the work of the United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC). The BAPA+40 outcome […]
09/12/2020

IBSA Fund Board Approves Water and Sanitation Project for eSwatini

The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (the IBSA Fund) convened today to review the progress of the trust fund portfolio and consider new proposals. During the successful meeting, the […]
25/11/2020

Virtual Arab Regional Workshop: Investing in the SDGs through SSC & TrC Beyond COVID-19 (30 Nov – 2 Dec 2020)

Background: The promotion of South-South investment in the Arab region is now more imperative than ever to meet a broader goal for the region’s long-term economic growth and achieving the SDGs. Impact investment is also a vital approach to support […]
20/11/2020

ICT Infrastructure Improves Education for Timorese Youth

School students and teachers in Oé-Cusse will have the opportunity to gain fundamental ICT skills following the official handover of the newly renovated Etaro ICT lab on October 2, 2020. The ceremony celebrated the opening of the lab and completion […]
19/11/2020

India, UNDP and Ministry of Environment improve access to water for sanitation and agricultural production in Haiti (article in French)

«L’accès à l’eau est très difficile pour nous», déclare Denise Prophète, femme de 33 ans et mère de cinq enfants vivant dans la région de Baconnois dans les Nippes, située à 116 km à l’ouest de la capitale d’Haïti, Port-au-Prince. […]
18/11/2020

17th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population and Development

We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the 17th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South Cooperation in Population and Development entitled “Nairobi Commitments and the 2030 Agenda: Taking stock and looking ahead in post COVID-19 crisis.” This conference […]
06/11/2020

South-South Trust Funds Respond to COVID-19, Fast-tracking Medical Purchases, Enabling Peer Learning and Supporting Joint Research

The funds managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) were early responders to the COVID-19 pandemic, facilitating city-to-city contributions of medical equipment as early as February 2020 and, by April, purchases of ventilators for the small island […]
21/10/2020
Cooperation – Opportunities to Enhance National Capacities through SSC, 28 October 2020 Resized

Enablers of Development Cooperation – Opportunities to Enhance National Capacities through South-South Cooperation

When: 28 October, 8:00 – 9:45 am (New York time) Please register for this webinar here. Background The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the centrality of international development cooperation in reducing risk and building the resilience of developing countries through improved coordination and […]
21/10/2020
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Webinar: Designing for Impact – South-South Trade & Investment, 27 October 2020

When: 27 October 2020, 9.00-11.00 EST; 14.00-16.00 CET; 16.00-18.00 EAT; 18.30-20.30 IST Please register for this webinar here. Designing for Impact: South-South Trade and Investment In March 2019, for the first time ever, the outcome document adopted by the Second High-level […]
16/10/2020
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Dominica one step closer to become world’s first climate-resilient nation: Salisbury Education Facility “Built Back Better” with UNDP Support

Roseau, October 14, 2020 – More than a hundred primary school-aged children and community members will now benefit from the newly restored Salisbury Educational Facility in the village of Salisbury. Under the leadership of the Government of Dominica, with financial support […]
15/10/2020
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Webinar: Arab States South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Experiences and Lessons Learned

On the sidelines of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Islamic Development Bank, the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and UNDP, will be convening a webinar on […]
12/10/2020
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Webinar: Health and Socio-Economic Impact of COVID19 – Challenges and Opportunities for NGOs and CSOs in the Global South, 20 October 2020

When: 20 October 2020, 8:30 -10:20am (GMT-4) Please RSVP to ines@ancssc.org Background The UN Framework for the Immediate Socio-Economic Response to the COVID 19 Crisis warns that “The COVID-19 pandemic is far more than a health crisis: it is affecting societies and […]