India Contributes $1 million to Tonga Hurricane Recovery Efforts

New York, 19 February 2018 – India has allocated $500,000 in the India-UN Development Partnership Fund for rehabilitation efforts in the Kingdom of Tonga following the widespread massive destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Gita last week. Additionally, India has decided […]

United Nations Hosts Dialogue with China Center for International Knowledge on Development

New York, USA: 31 January 2018 – The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today co-organized a Global Thinkers Dialogue with the China Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD). “South-South cooperation […]

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India expands its cooperation through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

1 February 2018, New York   Seeking to intensify its partnerships with other developing countries, today the Republic of India made an additional $1 million contribution to the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, a dedicated facility within the United Nations Fund […]

New UNICEF publication: Good and promising practices in South-South Cooperation for Children

This is the first UNICEF global publication showcasing examples of how South-South Cooperation contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for children. The ten good and promising practices featured here demonstrate how different South-South Cooperation modalities have been used to […]

South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Highlights from IFAD Portfolio (2017)

  South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) is a key development instrument that can contribute to achieving the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It provides unprecedented opportunities for developing countries to leverage their own experience, […]

UNOSSC in collaboration with UNDP is hosting the first Global Thinkers Dialogue on 31 January 2018

First Global Thinkers Dialogue: 31 January 2018, from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm in Conference Room A, UNHQ. This Dialogue is organized under the umbrella of the South-South Global Thinkers initiative and will feature remarks from Dr. Sen Gong, Executive […]

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 […]

United Nations Launches QIAO United Action Plan on Climate Change and Conservation

Partners commit to support developing countries with climate action and collaboration Hawaii, USA: 11 January 2018 – The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Beijing Qiaonyu Foundation jointly launched the QIAO United Action Plan on Climate Change […]

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 […]

Report on South-South Cooperation in Ibero-America 2017

  This annual document summarizes, systematizes and analyzes South-South Cooperation in Ibero-American countries. The report, which has been published since 2007, is the only document of its kind in a developing region. The 2017 Report is the tenth edition of […]

Placing child rights on the South-South Cooperation agenda

On November 27-30, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organized its ninth Global South-South Development Expo in Antalya Turkey. UNICEF participated in two high-level panels and was represented at global and country levels, with participants from headquarters and […]