News in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS

17/02/2017

Private Sector to Support National Development Priorities: Partnering with State to Enhance Food Security

Khartoum, Sudan, 15 February 2017 – Countries’ successful examples and opportunities for public-private partnership in agriculture sector contributing to improvement of the quality of life for farmers and to enhanced food security,  will be presented and discussed in a three-day workshop organized in Khartoum, Sudan on 18-20 February 2017. The South-South Knowledge […]
13/12/2016

First joint training course on “UN Catalytic Support to South-South & Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the Agenda 2030” launched in Bonn

Bonn, 29 November-1 December 2016 On 29th November, UN staff, government focal points and development practitioners from 14 countries, including the Arab states, Europe and CIS, came together for the launch of a three-day course on “UN Catalytic Support to South-South & Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the Agenda 2030” organized in Bonn, […]
20/11/2016

National and international stakeholders discuss opportunities for cross-regional cooperation in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS at the Special Session at the GSSD EXPO 2016

Dubai, UAE, 2 November 2016 – The Special Session aimed to provide the participants with better understanding of cross-regional cooperation as one of the practical models of South-South Cooperation that could be applied as a collaboration framework in attaining certain national development priorities. It is also expected that the participating national focal […]
03/11/2016

The role of South-South Cooperation in advancing the achievement of national development priorities in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS will be addressed within the GSSD Expo 2016

1st Regional Networking Forum for the Arab States, Europe and the CIS will be held at the Global South‐South Development Expo DUBAI, UAE – In a Regional Networking Forum in Dubai, national focal points on South‐South Cooperation and heads of Development Cooperation from the Arab States, Europe and the CIS, as well as […]
01/11/2016

2016 Global South-South Development Expo Opens with Call for Greater South-South Solidarity – from Syria to the Sustainable Development Goals

2016 Global South-South Development Expo Opens with Call for Greater South-South Solidarity – from Syria to the Sustainable Development Goals DUBAI, UAE (31 October 2016) – The United Nations Global South-South Development Expo, an annual event highlighting Southern innovations in tackling southern poverty challenges, opened to widespread applause today. The Expo is […]
30/10/2016

Countries Participating in the South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Food Security in the Arab States and Eurasia Establish a Platform for Collaboration at Policy Level

Countries Participating The South-South and Triangular Cooperation For Agricultural Development and Food Security In the Arab States and Eurasia Establishes a Platform for  Collaboration at  Policy  Level Dubai, UAE, 30 October 2016 – The High-Level Ministerial Meeting on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security in the Arab […]
28/10/2016

At the pre-event of the Global South-South Development Expo 2016,cooperation on Agricultural Development and Food Security is in focus

High-Level Ministerial Meeting on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security in the Arab States and Eurasia At  the  pre-event  of  the  Global  South-South  Development  Expo  2016, cooperation  on  Agricultural  Development  and  Food  Security is in focus Dubai, UAE – A  high level  Ministerial  Meeting  is  organized  in  […]
19/10/2016

Water resources management and irrigation systems under climate changes are in the focus of the South-South knowledge exchange and coordination workshop in Morocco

The South-South Knowledge Exchange and Coordination Workshop on water resources and irrigation system under climate change was organized in the framework of the partnership initiative on South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Agricultural Development and Enhanced Food Security (SSTC-ADFS) jointly supported by IFAD, IsDB and UNOSSC. It provided an opportunity for the representatives […]
06/10/2016

Biotechnology experts learned from their peers on new techniques to support development of poultry sector

Gödöllő, Hungary, 12 September. The First Specialized Training on Agricultural Biotechnology within the SSTC-ADFS initiative has helped the experts from the Arab States, Central Asia and Turkey to obtain new skills in chicken primordial germ cell (cPGCs) long-term cultivation and characterization. Agricultural biotechnology is the application of scientific techniques to modify and […]
26/06/2016

Kyrgyzstan: ARTASIAN – transforming handmade craftsmanship into sustainable businesses

Artasian.co is an online marketplace created to help talented artisans in selling handmade products both in the local and international markets.  ArtAsian is a place where everyone can buy handmade and change lives of thousands talented artisans across Central Asia. The solution contributes to the conservation of the Central Asian cultures and […]