South-South Today

South-South Today

UNOSSC’s blog features project and program updates from Office staff, and engages partners in a collaborative environment to highlight best practices and relevant news from developing countries. Stay tuned for our monthly blog posts and follow us on social media.
11/05/2021

20th High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation to Address Accelerating SDGs Through Effective Implementation of the BAPA+40 Outcome

Convening on 11 May, the Organizational Meeting of the twentieth session of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation elected the Bureau for its 20th session and adopted its agenda. The 20th session of the High-level Committee on South-South cooperation (HLC) will take […]
03/05/2021
UNOSSC Deputy Director Xiaojun Grace Wang's remarks at the Commonwealth Learning Week (April 2021)

UNOSSC Deputy Director Xiaojun Grace Wang’s remarks at the Commonwealth Learning Week (April 2021)

Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNOSSC Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, delivered video remarks on behalf of UNOSSC at the Commonwealth Learning and Evaluation Week. Her remarks focused on UNOSSC knowledge management services and initiatives Her remarks highlighted UNOSSC’s perspective on […]
09/04/2021
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KOICA, SENAI of BRAZIL and DINAC of Paraguay partner to strength the Aircraft´s Maintenance Sector in Paraguay through Triangular Cooperation.

10 February 2021 – KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency), Brazil´s SENAI (National Service of Industrial Apprenticeship) and Paraguay´s DINAC (National Directorate of Civil Aeronautics) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) providing a framework for cooperation to develop technical and […]
08/02/2021
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New UNIDO publication on South-South and triangular industrial cooperation

VIENNA, 4 February 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has released a new publication on the Organization’s work in the area of South-South and triangular industrial cooperation (SSTIC). The publication features 16 projects and good practices that can be […]
09/12/2020

IBSA Fund Board Approves Water and Sanitation Project for eSwatini

The Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (the IBSA Fund) convened today to review the progress of the trust fund portfolio and consider new proposals. During the successful meeting, the […]
06/11/2020

South-South Trust Funds Respond to COVID-19, Fast-tracking Medical Purchases, Enabling Peer Learning and Supporting Joint Research

The funds managed by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) were early responders to the COVID-19 pandemic, facilitating city-to-city contributions of medical equipment as early as February 2020 and, by April, purchases of ventilators for the small island […]
21/10/2020
Cooperation – Opportunities to Enhance National Capacities through SSC, 28 October 2020 Resized

Enablers of Development Cooperation – Opportunities to Enhance National Capacities through South-South Cooperation

When: 28 October, 8:00 – 9:45 am (New York time) Please register for this webinar here. Background The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the centrality of international development cooperation in reducing risk and building the resilience of developing countries through improved coordination and […]
21/10/2020
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Webinar: Designing for Impact – South-South Trade & Investment, 27 October 2020

When: 27 October 2020, 9.00-11.00 EST; 14.00-16.00 CET; 16.00-18.00 EAT; 18.30-20.30 IST Please register for this webinar here. Designing for Impact: South-South Trade and Investment In March 2019, for the first time ever, the outcome document adopted by the Second High-level […]
16/10/2020
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Dominica one step closer to become world’s first climate-resilient nation: Salisbury Education Facility “Built Back Better” with UNDP Support

Roseau, October 14, 2020 – More than a hundred primary school-aged children and community members will now benefit from the newly restored Salisbury Educational Facility in the village of Salisbury. Under the leadership of the Government of Dominica, with financial support […]
15/10/2020
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Webinar: Arab States South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Experiences and Lessons Learned

On the sidelines of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Islamic Development Bank, the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and UNDP, will be convening a webinar on […]
12/10/2020
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Webinar: Health and Socio-Economic Impact of COVID19 – Challenges and Opportunities for NGOs and CSOs in the Global South, 20 October 2020

When: 20 October 2020, 8:30 -10:20am (GMT-4) Please RSVP to ines@ancssc.org Background The UN Framework for the Immediate Socio-Economic Response to the COVID 19 Crisis warns that “The COVID-19 pandemic is far more than a health crisis: it is affecting societies and […]
09/10/2020
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Regional Conference on Triangular Cooperation in Latin America & the Caribbean

When: 7-8 October 2020 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina, General Directorate for International Cooperation and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany are organizing V Regional Conference (virtual) on “Perspectives […]