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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 […]

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SSMart for Sustainable Development Goals system enables partners to post demands, search for solutions, share solutions and collaborate

SSMart for Sustainable Development Goals system enables partners to post their demands, search for solutions, share their solutions and collaborate. In order to maximise collaborative partnerships, we support partners in assessing their demands, packaging their solutions and brokering matches between […]

Guidelines for Trilateral South-South Cooperation Initiatives from UNICEF Brazil and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency

These guidelines provide step-by-step guidance and tools for the identification and joint formulation of Trilateral South-South Cooperation initiatives (TSSC) with UNICEF and the Government of Brazil. The document is a joint publication from UNICEF Brazil and the Brazilian Cooperation Agency […]

South-South Cooperation in an Era of Transformation

18 Oct 2017, by Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UN Office for SSC   We live in a time of transformation. The world of today is fundamentally different to that of just 20 years ago. There have been remarkable and […]

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 […]

Malaysia shares how food security and nutrition can be enhanced through devolved governance

High-level delegates from Kenya spent one week in Malaysia meeting their peers to discuss how to turn food security and nutrition policy into action   Rome/Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2017. An eight-member Kenyan delegation, led by James Wachiuri Wanjohi, Technical […]

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 […]

Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: An initial overview of SSC on climate change in the context of sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty (2017)

  This report, titled “Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future,” is a joint publication of United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the South Centre (SC – It has been commissioned by the United Nations Southern Climate Partnership […]

Inspiring Sustainable Development with Bamboo – INBAR (2017)

  FOREWORDS   The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) is a unique multilateral international organization. It is the only intergovernmental organization that focuses on bamboo and rattan – two groups of plants that grow naturally in the tropical belt, […]

Centre of Excellence: 6 years of South-South cooperation

The WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger celebrated its sixth anniversary on 7 November. During this period, the WFP Centre has engaged in South-South cooperation initiatives with over 50 countries, in areas such as food security, nutrition, and social protection. […]

Ministers of Education endorsed AU school feeding study

African Ministers of Education endorsed the report and findings of the African Union Study on School Feeding. The results of the study were presented during the Second Ordinary session of Africa Minister’s Meeting on Education, Science and Technology, held on […]