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.
05/12/2019

Urgent Actions to Manage Water Supply and Waste Required in Chust, Uzbekistan

Immediate action is needed to improve the Chust city’s water supply, sewage treatment, and waste management, a recent needs assessment by the UNOSSC Cities Project concluded. The assessment, focusing on green city development, was carried out from 11 to 15 […]
26/11/2019

Linking South-South Youth Engagement with Sustainable Development

Twenty-eight young entrepreneurs from developing countries came together with local youth at the “Youth Innovation and Sustainable Development” Conference held in Shenzhen, China from 13-16 November 2019. The programme provided an opportunity for the young entrepreneurs to pitch their initiatives and […]
19/11/2019

General Assembly President Emphasizes Importance of South-South Cooperation in Alleviating Poverty and Hunger

“Solidarity is the key and it is clear that we need more and more South-South partnerships,” H.E. Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of General Assembly, said in meetings today with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General […]
14/11/2019

UN Envoy: BRICS Can Take Lead on Development

The UN’s top envoy for South-South Cooperation said he believes that BRICS nations, with a stronger voice in global governance reform, have become a powerful engine for developing countries. “The BRICS are uniquely capable [of providing] a strong voice to […]
06/11/2019

Private Sector is a Valuable Engine for Africa’s Economic Growth

11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum kicks off in Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar The 11th edition of the African Private Sector Forum focused on the impact of the private sector on Africa’s economic growth. “South-South Cooperation is absolutely critical […]
05/11/2019

Spotlight on South-South Cooperation in Promoting and Deepening Trade & Investment in Africa

Antananarivo, Madagascar The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the African Union Commission organized a workshop on “The Role of South-South Cooperation in Promoting and Deepening Trade and Investment […]
05/11/2019

Unleashing Entrepreneurship and Leadership Potential of Women and Youth

Antananarivo, Madagascar A three-day workshop of African youth and women entrepreneurs on “Building Capacity in Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Youth and Women Empowerment” was held in Madagascar from 3-5 November 2019, ahead of the 11th African Private Sector Forum. Conducted over a […]
31/10/2019

The Africa We Want: 11th African Private Sector Forum

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) will engage with local leaders private sector stakeholders, think tanks and development practitioners during the 11th African Private Sector Forum, organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with UNOSSC and the Organisation […]
31/10/2019

Join the E-Discussion on the Role of South-South Cooperation in African Trade and Investment

Click here to join the e-discussion. Antananarivo, Madagascar On 5 November 2019, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the African Union, and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie are organizing a workshop entitled “The Role of South-South Cooperation in […]
25/10/2019

UNOSSC and WFP China Collaborate to Promote SSTC Focusing on Youth and Cities

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the World Food Programme China Center of Excellence (WFP China) committed to a new partnership focusing on youth and cities today. During a meeting in Beijing the two parties agreed to collaborate […]
23/10/2019

South-South Cooperation Taking To the Sky Along The Silk Road

UNOSSC Delegation Meets With Government of Henan Province and FC-SSC in Zhengzhou Mr. Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation; Ms. Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNOSSC Deputy Director; H.E. Madam Jinhua Huo, Vice Governor […]
22/10/2019

South-South Cooperation Featured in Exhibition of China-UN Partnership in Beijing

The 40-year partnership between the United Nations and the People’s Republic of China is the focus of an exhibition opening in Beijing today. Mr. Jorge Chediek, Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation and Director of the United Nations Office […]