Southern-based Think Tanks Redress Inequalities in Human Development

In the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) on inequality, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) recently held a joint meeting in New York with members of the South-South […]

HPLF: Strengthening SDG 17 through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The newly adopted BAPA+40 Outcome Document makes significant contributions toward providing guidance for development partnerships in the paradigm of South-South cooperation (SSC) and triangular development cooperation (TrC) in alignment with the economic and political transitions that have taken place since the […]

Cities Project completes demand-driven needs assessment in Khajura

Pilot Project in the Making On 10 June 2019, UNOSSC’s Cities Project initiated a five-day multi-stakeholder mission to Khajura Rural Municipality to conduct a sustainable development needs assessment. Khajura was established in 2017 and is now a growing city in […]

HPLF: South-South Global Think Tanks Reflect on the BAPA+40 Outcome

The newly endorsed Outcome Document of the BAPA+40 Conference recognized the contribution of think tanks and research institutions in the improvement of South-South and triangular cooperation (SSC & TrC) practices and called on United Nations entities to continue their engagement and […]

HLPF: Bridging the SDG-Financing Gap through South-South Cooperation

With rising aspirations linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), commitments of developing countries have multiplied. However, at the operational level major challenges remain, including the effective management of capital inflows; domestic resource mobilization; and addressing the problems of capital […]

Resilient Restoration of Pivotal Public Infrastructure in Post-Irma Barbuda

The India-UN Partnership Fund “Resilient Restoration of Pivotal Public Infrastructure for the Recovery and Sustainable Development of the Island of Barbuda, Post Hurricane Irma” project, consists of two initiatives: 1) The Hannah Thomas Hospital rehabilitated and equipped, ensuring structural resilience […]

South-South Cooperation for Agriculture Development Gains Momentum

UNOSSC’s Multi-stakeholder Approach for Agriculture Development and Poverty Eradication Showcased and Boosted in Tashkent 9 July, Tashkent – The UNOSSC Cities Project, together with China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA), World Food Programme (WFP) China Centre of Excellence, […]

South-South at the HLPF

The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and […]
The opening ceremony for the ICT launch, with multiple motivational speeches which emphasized the value of investment in education

Improving ICT skills of students in Oé-Cusse region, Timor – Leste

Project “Leveraging ICT to improve Education and Skills in Timor – Leste” was launched in April 2019 in the region of Oé-Cusse, Timor -Leste. This project is enabled by generous support of Government of India through India – UN Development […]

The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy opens today in Egypt

First of its kind ministerial meeting highlights achievements in green investments, enhanced regulations, & national capacity-building efforts June 17, 2019 – The 2019 Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Green Economy opens today (Monday, June 17, 2019) at the Dusit Thani […]

Strengthening Cooperation and Partnerships with TICA

On 10 June 2019, Ms. Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNOSSC Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, paid a courtesy call on Ms. Pattarat Hongtong, Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) on the occasion of Ms. Hongtong’s new appointment as TICA’s Director-General, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok.   UNOSSC […]

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy kicks off in Bangkok

An inaugural regional meeting to highlight successful initiatives in green investments, improved regulations, and increased capacity at national levels June 12, 2019 – The first 2019 Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy opened recently at the United Nations Conference Centre […]