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.
18/08/2020

India Fund: Barbuda’s Lone Hospital Fully Rehabilitated and Equipped to Support the Community

Barbudans once again have access to enhanced healthcare services after a fully equipped and rehabilitated Hannah Thomas Hospital was handed over to the Barbuda Council today. Under the leadership of the Government of Antigua & Barbuda, the project, funded by […]
06/08/2020
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Webinar: Travel South Over Cloud – South-South Cooperation on Leveraging Digitalization for the Recovery and Growth of Tourism

04/08/2020

India Contributes $15.5 Million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund Managed by UNOSSC

New York, 3 August 2020 The call for solidarity among countries of the South has found a magnified echo in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As developing countries across the world struggle to prevent their achievements in public health, […]
21/07/2020
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UN-Habitat and UNOSSC Partner to Step up South-South Cooperation on Urban Issues

18 July 2020 – UN-Habitat and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) providing a framework for cooperation to facilitate and strengthen their joint work in mainstreaming South-South and triangular cooperation to support […]
21/07/2020
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India-UN Fund: Improving Healthcare Services Across Palau

The government of Palau and UNOPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to improve the quality, availability and access to primary healthcare services through resilient infrastructure. A $1.5 million grant from the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) […]
10/07/2020
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Webinar Series: South-South Cooperation and International Development Cooperation in the Post COVID-19 World

The outbreak of COVID-19 as a global health emergency and the resulting socio-economic crisis is testing South-South cooperation and international development cooperation and a series of questions have followed. What are the new characteristics of South-South cooperation in the post […]
10/07/2020
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Webinar: Building Resilient Societies post-COVID-19 in the Global South

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation,  the African Peer Review Mechanism, the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations and the African Union, co-organized a webinar on Building Resilient Societies post-COVID-19 in the Global South, held during the 2020 High Level […]
10/07/2020
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Webinar: ICT & South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

When: Monday, 13 July, 8–9 a.m. New York time To join this webinar, please click here. Background The outcome document (A/RES/73/291) of the second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation held in Buenos Aires in March 2019 (BAPA+40) is a forward-looking […]
09/07/2020

India-UN Development Partnership Fund is Responding to COVID-19 through South-South Cooperation

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund, managed by UNOSSC, is working rapidly to support projects responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects are supplying medical equipment, and will be building healthcare capacities, mitigating socio-economic impact and catalyzing transformative recovery. The India-UN Development Partnership […]
09/07/2020

India-UN Partnership Fund provides 5 ventilators to Government of Antigua & Barbuda

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment now has five ventilators to better equip the specially designed infectious disease and isolation centre, which was developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one part of an India-UN Partnership […]
27/06/2020

Year of Fighting Back, SMEStreet in 2020

India is a land of great opportunities and huge entrepreneurial potential. Till January 2020 over 6.5 Million MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises) were operating. But, COVID-19 pandemic along with a nationwide lockdown has made the economic life very challenging. […]
19/06/2020

UNOSSC Asia-Pacific Competition Engages Students in Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development

Young people are particularly well-endowed to find new solutions to accelerate action toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – Jorge Chediek, UNOSSC Director and the Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) […]