News in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS


GSSD Expo to take place in New York from November 28-30, 2018

The annual Global South-South Development Expo, 2018 themed as “Showcasing Institutions Supporting South-South and Triangular Cooperation” in preparation for the Second High-Level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40 Conference) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November, 2018. The GSSD Expo, organised by […]

IFAD launches the Rural Solutions Portal

International Fund for Agricultural Development launches the Rural Solutions Portal, a web platform to leverage South-South and Triangular Cooperation for better livelihoods. The portal aims to highlight innovative solutions to developmental challenges being implemented across the globe by creating a common space to share knowledge and lessons. Ashwani K. Muthoo, Director of the […]

UNOSSC Deputy Director Ms. Wang delivered an opening keynote address at 2nd International Youth Innovation Conference in China

The Deputy Director of United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation Ms. Grace Wang delivered an opening keynote address today on the occasion of the Second International Youth Innovation Conference (August 12-14, 2018) in Shenzhen, China. The conference themed “The Positive Role of Youth in Coping with Future Challenges” is jointly organized by the […]

South-South Cooperation Cairo Workshop

On July 30 and 31, 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt hosted a round of preparatory consultations ahead of the Second High-Level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) that focuses on the role of south-south cooperation in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It had participation […]

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 […]