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Republic of Korea Input is Required in the Political and Technical Processes of South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, met with Han-Deog Cho, Program Strategy and Policy Planning Department Director-General of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). Mr. Chediek noted that the outcomes of the […]

RoK/UNOSSC Facility Steering Committee Calls for Extension of Cooperation

“The Republic of Korea’s contribution to development cooperation is by example giving hope to other countries, that they can replicate the miracle of evolving from one of the world’s poorest countries to an OECD-DAC member,” said Jorge Chediek, Director of […]

China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat and UNOSSC Agree to Collaborate

The China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat and UNOSSC today agreed to take the initial steps towards expanded development cooperation. At the meeting with Mr. Jong-Heon Lee, Secretary-General of the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS), Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of […]

UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and UNOSSC Discuss Enhanced Collaboration

Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, briefed Stephen Klingebiel, Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, on the UNOSSC’s follow-up to the BAPA+40 Conference. “We should look at BAPA+40 outcome as a document […]

Pacific Island Leaders Endorse a Central Role for South-South Cooperation in the Sustainable Development of the Pacific

Over 200 participants attended the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF)2019 Leaders’ Summit and Conference highlighting the theme “South-South Cooperation for a Resilient Pacific” in Nadi, Fiji, 29-30 July 2019. The participating leaders included the President of Nauru, Prime Ministers of Fiji […]

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, […]