Thematic Events


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ILO Co-organizes International Seminar on South-South Cooperation, Social Economy and SDGs Implementation (Cape Verde, 20-22 July 2017)

As a prelude to the 4th World Forum of Local Economic Development (which will be held in Praia, Cape Verde, in October 2017), the ILO co-organized the international seminar on South-South Cooperation, Social Economy and SDGs Implementation. The participants appreciated […]

South-South Workshop on Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty eases the production and transfer of accessible books across national boundaries. With this in mind and within the framework of South-South cooperation, WIPO, the Government of Costa Rica and the Latin America Blind Union (ULAC) organized a workshop on […]

UNV – Exchanging experiences and knowledge of youth volunteering in ASEAN, and beyond

A conference facilitated by UNV promotes South-South cooperation and highlighted the role of volunteerism to common development challenges in countries across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and beyond. Focusing on the value of youth volunteering, participants from across […]

Side Event Live webcast: “China-FAO South-South Cooperation: promoting inclusive and sustainable development”

Live webcast from the 40th Session of the FAO Conference — (Sheikh Zayed Centre) 6th July, from 18:30 CET 30 June 2017, Rome. The 40th session of the FAO Conference will host a side event on “China-FAO South-South Cooperation: promoting […]

ILO Workshop on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in “Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development”

The ILO workshop on South-South and triangular cooperation in “Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Local Development” took place in Turin, Italy on the 14th June 2017. Participants came from 15 different South countries. One of the main activities during the […]

New Capacity Building Programme to Share RoK’s South-South Success in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 12 June 2017 – The first Workshop on South-South and Triangular Cooperation as Enablers for Development Through Science, Technology and Innovation successfully concluded in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday. It provided the opportunity for government representatives to understand […]

India and UNOSSC Launch a New South-South Trust Fund to Promote Sustainable Development

8 June 2017 The Republic of India and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) launched the India-UN Development Partnership Fund today. The Fund will implement country-level projects that are catalytic towards achieving the 17 sustainable development goals of […]