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.
24/10/2018

World Green Economy Summit 2018 Special Event: The Environmental Legacy and Leadership of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Dubai UAE, 24 Oct 2018: At the World Green Economy Summit 2018, the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment and the UNOSSC hosted a special event “Commemorating the Environmental Legacy and Leadership of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al […]
19/10/2018

UNOSSC Shares a Right to Development Perspective on South-South Cooperation

During the 73rd session of the General Assembly a side event focusing on the “right to development perspective on South-South cooperation” was sponsored by Mr. Saad Alfarargi, Special Rapporteur on the right to development and the Non-Aligned Movement. Panelists highlighted […]
08/10/2018

Towards BAPA+40: UNOSSC Shares Insights on South-South Cooperation for Building Digital Capacities for Industrialization in Africa

GENEVA – In the lead-up to the 2019 High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) participants at a panel discussion, co-organized by UNOSSC and UNCTAD, discussed how South-South cooperation can help African countries to build their digital capacities and […]
20/09/2018

Impact Assessment on South-South Cooperation Initiatives: Video Message from Xiaojun Grace Wang for the Inter-Ministerial Conference on SSTrC

Xiaojun Grace Wang Deputy Director, UNOSSC 20 September 2018 Video Message for the Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Emerging Population and Development Issues Influencing the 2030 Agenda (Bali, Indonesia, from 18 to 20 September 2018)     Good […]
20/09/2018

Colombia’s experience in promoting peace processes in the Global South (article in Spanish)

Colombia hace e inspira: sobre la alianza UNOSSC – APC Colombia para compartir conocimiento sobre políticas y programas de paz con otros países del Sur Global   Sobre la alianza APC-Colombia y UNOSSC por la paz y el desarrollo APC-Colombia […]
20/09/2018

Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation partner to promote peace and good governance across the Global South

Global South solidarity is an enabler of positive peace and inclusive development. In a changing context and a multipolar world, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC) understand that is relevant, now more than […]
18/09/2018

Propagating South-South Cooperation in Latin America – Article by Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg

By Jorge Chediek and Bernardo Kliksberg   South-South Cooperation, a promising and innovative pathway to holistic inclusive development, alongside North-South and triangular cooperation, is vigorously advancing in Latin America and has increasingly become a key instrument to effectively advance toward […]
12/09/2018

Celebrating Cooperation among Developing Countries in a Transformative Era – Article by Jorge Chediek

Today, 12 September, the international community commemorates United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation. This is an important acknowledgement of the contributions of Southern partnerships in addressing the many development challenges that confront the international community, such as poverty, climate change, […]
12/09/2018

UN Day for South-South Cooperation Highlights 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action

UNITED NATIONS – Forty years ago on this day, countries of the Global South envisioned a world where the knowledge and expertise that they held could be used to promote technical cooperation with each other. They also agreed to ask […]
12/09/2018

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund – A Year in Review

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund celebrated its first anniversary on June 8, 2018 in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Ambassadors and Permanent Missions of over 45 countries hailed the Government of India’s commitment to multilateralism and South-South Cooperation. […]
12/09/2018

The United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation – A Year in Review

The United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC), a voluntary trust fund established by Member States to support South-South cooperation partnerships for the benefit of developing countries around the world, has been gaining momentum this year, shown by increases in […]
12/09/2018

India Brazil South Africa Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA) – A Year in Review

It has been a busy year for India Brazil South Africa Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA), an extraordinary model of trilateral development cooperation for achievement of the SDGS. Since last South-South Cooperation Day, IBSA has had many exciting […]