Inaugural ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Sustainable Development explored South-South and triangular cooperation as an engagement modality in the context of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Bangkok, 17 November 2017 – Thailand, as the Country-Coordinator on ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations and ASEAN Coordinator on Sustainable Development Cooperation, successfully hosted the inaugural “ASEAN – EU Dialogue on Sustainable Development: Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” on 17 November […]

SSMart for Sustainable Development Goals system enables partners to post demands, search for solutions, share solutions and collaborate

SSMart for Sustainable Development Goals system enables partners to post their demands, search for solutions, share their solutions and collaborate. In order to maximise collaborative partnerships, we support partners in assessing their demands, packaging their solutions and brokering matches between […]

South-South Cooperation in an Era of Transformation

18 Oct 2017, by Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UN Office for SSC   We live in a time of transformation. The world of today is fundamentally different to that of just 20 years ago. There have been remarkable and […]

Volunteering, South-South and triangular cooperation

Volunteering is a universal human value that can be found in all societies. In southern Africa, for example, the concept of Ubuntu defines the relationships of mutual assistance between people. In Norway, the word dugnad describes a traditional system of […]

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 […]

China and the United Nations Have Committed to Supporting South-South Climate Cooperation

The High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change concluded in Bonn highlighting Southern collaboration toward achieving benefits for all   Bonn, 15 November 2017 – China and the United Nations co-hosted the High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate […]

Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: An initial overview of SSC on climate change in the context of sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty (2017)

  This report, titled “Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future,” is a joint publication of United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the South Centre (SC – www.southcentre.int). It has been commissioned by the United Nations Southern Climate Partnership […]

Inspiring Sustainable Development with Bamboo – INBAR (2017)

  FOREWORDS   The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) is a unique multilateral international organization. It is the only intergovernmental organization that focuses on bamboo and rattan – two groups of plants that grow naturally in the tropical belt, […]

Ministers of Education endorsed AU school feeding study

African Ministers of Education endorsed the report and findings of the African Union Study on School Feeding. The results of the study were presented during the Second Ordinary session of Africa Minister’s Meeting on Education, Science and Technology, held on […]

Global South-South Development Exposition to Explore “South-South Cooperation in the Background of the Change of the Times” (Article in Chinese)

Source: Xinhua News   全球南南发展博览会将探寻“时代变革背景下的南南合作”   新华社联合国11月6日电(记者马建国)联合国南南合作办公室副主任王晓军6日说,本月底即将在土耳其安塔利亚市举行的全球南南发展博览会(南南博览会)将展示新形势下南南合作的实践和成果,探寻“时代变革背景下的南南合作”。   王晓军当天在接受新华社记者专访时表示,联合国将于11月27日至30日在土耳其安塔利亚市举办南南博览会,以“时代变革背景下的南南合作”为主题,持续关注科技发展、青年就业、粮食安全、农业发展等领域的南南合作。   王晓军说,此次博览会还将探讨和展示政务创新、大数据、人道与发展、和平与重建等领域的南南合作与三方合作的创新实践。   王晓军指出,可持续发展议程,经济全球化,信息技术的革新,以及全球治理改革,都为国际发展合作带来新的机遇和挑战。如何在新形势下充分发挥南南合作的作用,已成为全球亟待探讨的课题。   王晓军还说,南南博览会由联合国大会全体会员国以及联合国系统所有专职机构全面支持,由联合国南南合作办公室和主办国共同协调和组织。南南博览会将主要展示全球范围内南南合作与三方合作创新实践,寻求和探索新型发展合作模式以及建立合作伙伴关系,促进可持续发展目标实现。   全球南南发展博览会由联合国南南合作办公室于2008年启动,今年在安塔利亚举行的南南博览会预计将有来自全球109个国家和地区的500至700名代表与会。    

India Announces $100M Contribution to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

6 November Speaking at the 2017 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities, India announced its decision to significantly scale up its contribution to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by UNOSSC, through a multiyear contribution of $100 million. India […]

IBSA Fund Assesses Its Sustainable Impact on Rice Farming in Viet Nam

Two years after the completion of the project Establishment of a Rice Production Hub in Hoa Tien, officials from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Da Nang, experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […]