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18/09/2017

Global Child Nutrition Forum: from Brazil to Canada

The Global Child Nutrition Forum begins on Sunday, 17 September. As we approach this year’s event, we take the opportunity to remember what the Forum has achieved in the last four editions. Every year, experts, academics and representatives of governments, […]
18/09/2017

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 […]
15/09/2017

United Nations International Day for South-South Cooperation 2017 (12 September)

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 South-South […]
12/09/2017

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 […]
11/09/2017

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 […]
11/09/2017

Centre of Excellence: recognition of school feeding as an effective solution to hunger

The WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger has contributed to changing the understanding of governments in 30 countries about the potential of school feeding: in addition to providing food to children in schools, school feeding programmes are an inter-sectoral food […]
11/09/2017

2017 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

Summary The present report, prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 71/244, assesses the concrete measures taken by the United Nations development system to improve its support to South-South cooperation initiatives at the national, regional and global levels over the […]
05/09/2017

South-South Cooperation initiative to help countries prepare for climate-related disasters

Suva, Fiji – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Government of India, through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund, have launched the Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries Project. The project aims to enhance […]
04/09/2017

ILO/China South-South cooperation project to expand employment services and enhance labour market information in Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic

An ILO/China South-South project has led to an improvement in the sharing of labour market data and closer cooperation between the Cambodian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations. The Project was designed to improve labour market efficiency and participation, reduce unemployment, […]
04/09/2017

Government of Togo prepares school feeding bill

From 28 to 30 August, the government of Togo conducted a workshop to discuss the first draft of the country’s school feeding law. A committee of lawmakers from key ministries involved in implementing school feeding in the country prepared a […]
29/08/2017

Sustainable Development Goals and South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Challenges, gaps and questions in Latin American and Argentina

Article by Roxana Mazzola, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) Delhi Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation 24th and 25th August 2017 RIS, New Delhi Abstract: This article analyzes the challenges, gaps and questions in Argentina and in the Latin American countries […]
28/08/2017

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 […]