Thematic Events

06/02/2018

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 […]
24/01/2018

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 […]
13/01/2018

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 […]
18/12/2017

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 […]
06/12/2017

See the media coverage of the Global South-South Development Expo 2017

06/12/2017

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the Fourth Day (30 Nov 2017)

  SPECIAL EVENT: High-level Round Table on City Experiences in South-South Cooperation: Cooperation in Tourism for Sustainable Development The UN has declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. Participants discussed the relevance of tourism for sustainable development and how […]
04/12/2017

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the Third Day (29 Nov 2017)

  LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE 3: From delivering aid to ending need: Advancing the 2030 Agenda in crisis contexts There can be no sustainable development without peace, and no peace without development. Participants agreed that change is needed in the humanitarian system. […]
01/12/2017

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the Second Day (28 Nov 2017)

  LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE 2: Youth empowerment and launch of the Youth Leadership Initiative The world has never been so young. Half of the world´s population is under 30, and the majority of them live in the developing world. Participation and […]
29/11/2017

Global South-South Development Expo 2017 (27-30 November 2017)

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) is the only Expo offered by the United Nations system solely for the Global South. It provides a powerful platform for all development actors and stakeholders to showcase Southern development solutions, celebrate South-South […]
28/11/2017

GSSD Expo 2017: Summary of the First Day (27 Nov 2017)

  HIGH-LEVEL OPENING CEREMONY: More than 850 participants from 120 countries gathered in Antalya for the opening of the Global South-South Development Expo 2017. “This is an act of solidarity”, said the Master of Ceremony, Ms. Pelin Musabay Baki of […]
28/11/2017

GSSD Expo 2017: Solutions to today’s development challenges exist in the Global South

27 November 2017 – Solutions to today’s critical development challenges exist in the Global South, and every country – large or small, emerging economy or least developed – has something to offer to the world, a senior United Nations official […]
27/11/2017

IBSA Calls for Greater Efforts to Combat Poverty and Hunger across the South

As they launched the IBSA Exhibition Booth at the Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo 2017, in Antalya, the Ambassadors of India, Brazil and South Africa to Turkey showcased the leading efforts of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for […]