Harvest IT: An Educational Mobile App for Local Farmers and Producers in the Arab States and the ECIS Regions

Agricultural development is pivotal in achieving poverty alleviation among rural youth and women. Thus, as a way to provide farmers and producers in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS regions with a practical knowledge tailored to the needs of the countries, the Harvest IT Mobile App was created as a “gateway […]

The Stock-Taking Exercise on South-South Cooperation (SSC) in Tunisia was completed in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Tunisian Center for Development of Exportation

During the stock-taking consultation on SSC in Tunisia. Mr. Habib Hammami, Central Director at the Directorate Centrale of Animation, highlighted that the Tunisian Center for Development of Exportation through it is expertise and knowledge have been able to provide training course and also promote the export sector in Burkina Faso and Niger. He indicated […]

Croatia: A Unique Bridge between North and South Development Cooperation

This report aims to showcase Croatia’s capacities for the achieving of global Agenda 2030. With all of the recent paradigm changes in development cooperation and humanitarian assistance, as set out in major new documents such as Agenda 2030, Addis Ababa Action Agenda, Agenda for Humanity and the Paris Agreement, it is clear […]

UNOSSC conducts the first orientation training in Istanbul as part of their Youth for South Advanced Young leadership Programme

Istanbul, Turkey  – UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), in cooperation with the UN System Staff College, UN Volunteers and China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA), UNFPA, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), is expecting young people from more […]

The Fourth Regional Networking Forum for Arab States, Europe and the CIS on South-South and Triangular Cooperation

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Key decision-makers and practitioners coordinating development cooperation from over 40 countries of the Arab States, and the Europe and the CIS regions, will gather at the Fourth Regional Networking Forum in Istanbul to discuss the role of South-South and triangular cooperation in promoting entrepreneurship and engaging the private sector in […]

Trends and Opportunities in Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Georgia

Considering the active efforts of Georgia in advancing cooperation with developing countries and countries in transition supported with the substantial demand from those countries in expertise and knowledge accumulated in Georgia, as well as its active role in the nationalization of SDGs and voluntary commitments to advance attainment of the 2030 Agenda […]

Trends and Opportunities in Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Djibouti

Over the two last decades, Djibouti has made significant advances in addressing many policies, institutional and operational challenges to SSC. Djibouti’s vision 2035 has strategically redefined the country’s priorities broadly and with a deep vision in all sectors and political landscape. In close coordination with respective government counterparts at the Ministry of […]

2018 South-South Expo in New York marks 10 years of showcasing developing countries sustainable development innovations

The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November, 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United Nations agencies and other partners, the GSSD Expo will strategically engage all development actors, including the […]

Trends and Opportunities in Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Montenegro

Since 2006, when it restored its independence, Montenegro has been experiencing transformation to new forms of cooperation as an independent country and full-fledged member of the international community. Montenegro’s priorities and strategic preferences towards South-South (which is referred to as “East-East” in the region of Europe and CIS) are positive, as well as […]

Interagency agreement between Palestinian Agency for International Cooperation and UNOSSC was signed in Brasilia, Brazil

12 March 2018. Brasilia, Brazil. On the sidelines of the Brasilia Conference to discuss the preparations for the United Nations Summit on Cooperation in Argentina, a strategic cooperation agreement between the Palestinian Agency for International Cooperation (PICA) and the UNOSSC was officially signed. The agreement was signed by the Director General of […]

Through South-South cooperation, young Kenyans share the success of their “A Water Kiosk in School” project with Rwanda

There is a vast number of young people below 30 years old living in developing and low-income countries, and it is important to realize that young people living in countries of the Global South are a driving force in advancing the development agenda. Thus, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation jointly with its partners has launched […]

UNOSSC supports South-South training in Uzbekistan for rural locals to diversify their incomes

10-19 February 2018, Tashkent. From Hungarian felting traditions to weaving on muffs and sacks with pitted kilims technique in Mid and Inner Asia, a South-South training on “Support in Developing Capacities of Rural Women and Men in Uzbekistan to Diversify their Incomes through Knowledge and Skills” was delivered for trainers. It was […]