Thematic Events


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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。    

South-South Expo 2017: ILO Solution on Skills Development, Youth Employment in the Framework of South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Antalya, Turkey, 28 November 2017, 10.45am – 12.15pm The ILO Thematic Solution Forum aims to present development solutions relevant to youth and women employment in the framework of South-South and triangular cooperation. Particularly, the Forum will aim to provide results-based […]

Youth4South Solution Awareness Contest aimed to promote South-South Youth Leadership in advancing the 2030 Agenda

  We are pleased to announce the launch of the first global Youth4South Solution Awareness Contest aimed to promote the South-South Youth Leadership in advancing Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. In the framework of the Contest, individual young leaders or youth-led […]

Turkic Council and the UNOSSC Reiterate the Importance of South-South Cooperation for Regional and Global Development

New York, 25 September 2017 – The Turkic Council and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) held an event on the margins of the Seventy-second General Assembly of the United Nations. Entitled South-South in Action: How the Turkic […]

Uganda and UNDP host session on leveraging knowledge exchange, transfer and tested solutions for accelerated development

25 September 2017, New York – Capping off the second annual Global Goals week in New York, the Republic of Uganda and UNDP convened a special event today to look at a critical issue on the path to a more […]

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 […]