News in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS


Webinar Series: Resume SDG-aligned South-South Investments Beyond COVID-19

Under the framework of the Global South-South Development Center (GSSDC) project, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is organizing an online workshop series titled “Resume SDG-aligned South-South Investment Beyond COVID-19,” in partnership with the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC) and the China International Center on Economic and Technical Exchanges (CICETE). The first session […]

2021 Inter-regional Dialogue and Stocktaking for Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS

COVID-19 RESPONSE AND RECOVERY: PUBLIC POLICY LEADERSHIP AND INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS The virtual 2021 Inter-Regional Dialogue and Stocktaking for Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS is taking place 6-8 April 2021, Istanbul, Turkey time. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation Division for Arab […]

UNOSSC Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS Annual Report 2019

In 2019, the main focus of the activities has been divided between the newly established Joint Initiative of UNOSSC and the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO), implementation of which has been entrusted on the Division for the Arab State, Europe and the CIS, and the activities on providing tailor-made support services for […]

PA Research and SSC for the achievement of the SDGs in the Arab Region: MENAPAR Annual Conference IV

Call for Papers MENAPAR is pleased to announce its annual conference to be held from October 28th – 31st, 2019 in the beautiful town of Ifrane, Morocco in local partnership with the Al-Akhawayn University. This year’s theme will contribute to knowledge building in “Public Administration Research and South-South Cooperation for the achievement […]

UNOSSC Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS Annual Report 2018

In the course of 2018, in line with the new UNOSSC Strategy, the Division continued to provide tailor-made support services for the UN Country Teams and the Government Focal Points on South-South Cooperation in the two regions. The services were provided on a demand-driven basis aiming to enable respective countries to pursue […]

The Philippines-based Silid Aralan Inc. won the opportunity to transfer their expertise in youth development to Indonesia

Young people aged 15-24 make up around one-fifth of today’s growing population. The United Nations identifies young people as an important part of society in both South and Southeast Asia. It is important to realize that young people play an active role in South-South cooperation covering the transfer of skills in higher learning, entrepreneurship, […]

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

The stocktaking reports aims to explore and define Tunisia’s long history, strategic preferences and priorities in South-South cooperation, as well as focusing on the great experiences and potentialities that Tunisia has been providing to many countries in the region within the framework of South-South and Triangular Cooperation SS&TC. The stock-taking exercise was […]

South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Action Series: Palestinian International Cooperation Agency

This publication aims to provide an insight into the new development agency of the State of Palestine, examining its objectives, mission and activities undertaken and the South-South cooperation mechanism used to foster resilience and humanitarian development projects. In the 1st chapter, the publication describes PICA’s origins and governance, how and why President […]

The Fifth Regional Networking Forum for Arab States, Europe and the CIS on the Road to Bapa+40: South-South Cooperation in Green Economy for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security

Considering the importance of climate change action and green economy agenda for sustainable agricultural development and food security, the Fifth Regional Networking Forum provides an opportunity for national focal points on South-South Cooperation and Directors-General for Development Cooperation from the Arab States, Europe and the CIS, as well as other parts of […]

Silk Road Mayors’ Meeting On South-South Cooperation In Smart Green Cities And Tourism

DUBAI, U.A.E. At the side-event of the World Green Economy Summit 2018, the Silk Road Mayor’s Meeting on South-South Cooperation in Smart Green Cities and Tourism aims at promoting South-South cooperation on the subject matter among the Maritime-Continental Silk Road Cities Alliance (MCSR CA) city members along the “Belt and Road” as well as beyond. The Meeting represents […]