News in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS


The 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy: Set to Scale up the Impact of Successful Evidence-Based Green Economy Solutions in the Region

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Regional High-Level Forum on Green Economy taking place during 10-12 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand, is the result of the success of the annual, since 2014, World Green Economy Summit model and a direct response to the requests of participating countries and institutional partners to bring green economy solutions […]

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 […]

Celebrating the Environmental Legacy and Leadership of the Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan 

Dubai, U.A.E. Yesterday, in honour of the Year of Zayed, the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment had organized an event to raise awareness about the late Sheikh Zayed’s achievements and contributions to the environment and sustainable development. The year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, […]

Launch of New Results Webpage for the SSTC-ADFS Partnership Initiative

We are pleased to announce the launch of the webpage:; a vibrant and dynamic website covering a variety of results achieved within the South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security (SSTC-ADFS) partnership initiative supported by IFAD, IsDB and UNOSSC. Since its inception in 2015, the partnership initiative systematically helped advance […]

High-Level Ministerial Meeting on the New SSGE-ADFS Partnership Initiative, Dubai, U.A.E

At the side-event of the World Green Economy Summit 2018, advancing South-South and Triangular cooperation in Green Economy for Agricultural Development and Food  Security at policy-level will be addressed. DUBAI, U.A.E. The High-level Ministerial Meeting is expected to result in establishing an action-oriented platform for future collaboration for countries participating in the SSTC-ADFS partnership initiative as well […]