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UN System Portal

Each member of the UN system is a substantive leader within its sphere of expertise. The Office ensures coherent UN system support to South-South and triangular cooperation by facilitating joint analytical planning and programming, contributing to the Secretary-General’s directive for all UN Agencies to ‘Deliver as One’ in South-South cooperation for development.

In response to Member States’ commitment to South-South cooperation, the United Nations system has intensified efforts to mainstream South-South efforts across each organization’s strategic plans and policy frameworks. We are creating strategic partnerships for such collaboration and highlighting South-South cooperation as a priority in long- and medium-term planning instruments. United Nations Agency- and organization-specific webpages on South-South cooperation, flagship initiatives, joint programmes and latest news can be accessed via this page.

For further information please contact UNOSSC at: southsouth@unossc.org

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UN Organizations’ News on South-South Cooperation

24/09/2019

FAO, IFAD and WFP highlight the commitment of leaving no one behind in achieving SDG2

Rome – The UN Rome-based Agencies (RBAs), namely, FAO, IFAD and WFP, observed the UN Day for South-South Cooperation with an event hosted at WFP which highlighted the importance of “leaving no one behind” in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The […]
12/09/2019

UNICEF Supports and Promotes South-South Cooperation toward Accelerating SDG Results for Children

UNICEF joins the global South-South community in celebrating the International Day for South-South cooperation. With a global footprint in 190 countries and numerous global partnerships, UNICEF actively supports and promotes South-South cooperation (SSC) to scale-up good practices and solutions from […]
12/09/2019

ILO celebrates the UN Day for South-South Cooperation

In celebration of the #SouthSouth Cooperation Day, the ILO is very pleased to remind the recent launch of a key publication done in the framework of BAPA+40: South-South and Triangular Cooperation – Decent Work Good Practices on the Road to […]
09/09/2019

South-South Galaxy to be launched on UN Day for South-South Cooperation, 12 September

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation along with development partners has developed a global knowledge sharing and partnership-brokering platform – South-South Galaxy. Powered by artificial intelligence, this platform aims to respond systematically and effectively in supporting developing countries’ demand […]
04/09/2019

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Bridging Digital Divide in Papua New Guinea

As a strong proponent of South-South cooperation and Agenda 2030, India is supporting over 40 Least Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States and Landlocked Developing Countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through its India-UN Development Partnership Fund. For example, the […]
23/08/2019

Rome-based Agencies celebrate 2019 UN SSC Day

6 September 2019 | WFP Headquarters Auditorium (Rome) For the third consecutive year, the Rome-based Agencies (RBAs) jointly celebrated the 2019 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation. Organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural […]
19/08/2019

UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and UNOSSC Discuss Enhanced Collaboration

Jorge Chediek, Director of UNOSSC and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation, briefed Stephen Klingebiel, Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, on the UNOSSC’s follow-up to the BAPA+40 Conference. “We should look at BAPA+40 outcome as a document […]
24/07/2019

Southern-based Think Tanks Redress Inequalities in Human Development

In the lead up to the upcoming 2019 Human Development Report (HDR) on inequality, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) recently held a joint meeting in New York with members of the South-South […]
08/06/2019

Second Anniversary Commemoration of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund

Video Report “The India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a welcome contribution that is championing greater prosperity and opportunity for all,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of anniversary celebrations of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund at United […]
09/05/2019

AGRA/IFAD: Call for Solutions Private Sector-related Innovative Rural Development

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) is launching a Call for Rural Innovative Solutions in agriculture to invite the submission of write-ups for known existing solutions applicable to rural agriculture. In this call, AGRA is looking forward to receiving […]
03/04/2019

Publication: Advancing children’s rights and well-being through SSTrC (2019)

At the Side-Event South-South Cooperation in a Digital Era, held on the margins of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40), the UNICEF and UNOSSC joint publication was launched as part of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation […]
29/03/2019

Participants, acting without a vote, adopted the Buenos Aires Outcome Document of BAPA+40

Enhanced Collaboration Crucial to Address Changing Geopolitical Landscape, Resource Constraints, Delegates Stress   BUENOS AIRES, 22 March – Concluding a landmark conference on the crucial role of South-South cooperation in the planet’s sustainable development, representatives of 160 countries today adopted a sweeping […]