Rome-based Agencies reaffirm their commitment with South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Rome, 12 September 2017 – IFAD, WFP and FAO commemorated today the UN South-South Cooperation Day together in a joint special event that took place in IFAD Headquarters in Rome. “It is particularly important that we are commemorating together the UN South-South Cooperation […]

UN Day for South-South Cooperation Highlights Growing Potential for Cooperative Development Worldwide

12 September 2017 UNITED NATIONS – South-South and triangular cooperation offer a path to balancing growth and equity and leaving no one behind, said Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, marking the United Nations Day of […]

Launch of the 2017 IBSA Fund Overview of Project Portfolio Report and Exhibition

The Permanent Representatives of India, Brazil and South Africa to the United Nations and the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) Overview of […]

2017 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

Summary The present report, prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 71/244, assesses the concrete measures taken by the United Nations development system to improve its support to South-South cooperation initiatives at the national, regional and global levels over the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Development Goals and South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Challenges, gaps and questions in Latin American and Argentina

Article by Roxana Mazzola, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) Delhi Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation 24th and 25th August 2017 RIS, New Delhi Abstract: This article analyzes the challenges, gaps and questions in Argentina and in the Latin American countries […]

UNIDO – 2nd annual “BRIDGE for Cities – Belt and Road Initiative: Developing Green Economies for Cities” (26-28 Sep 2017, Vienna)

Second annual “BRIDGE for Cities – Belt and Road Initiative: Developing Green Economies for Cities”, organized jointly by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Finance Centre for South-South Cooperation, to be held in Vienna, Austria from 26 to […]

Publication presents analysis of school meals in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2016, the World Food Programme undertook, for the first time, the School Feeding Research in Latin America and the Caribbean. Results were systematized in the publication “Smart School Meals: Nutrition-Sensitive National Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean”, now […]

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 […]

Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation invites think-tanks at Delhi 3 to substantially contribute to the BAPA+40 process

24 August, New Delhi – Speaking at the inaugural session of the Delhi Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation (#SSCDelhi3) Mr. Jorge Chediek, Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation and Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation […]

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 […]