February 29, 2024

UNDP and UNOSSC Introduce New Guidance on South-South Cooperation Mainstreaming and Integration

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), has launched new guidance on South-South and triangular cooperation mainstreaming across project cycles. Adopted into UNDP’s programming manual (Programme and Operations Policies and […]
February 29, 2024

UN Fund for South-South Cooperation and Global South-South Development Centre Design Next Project Phase

The United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC), established by the General Assembly in 1996, has been instrumental in fostering collaboration among developing nations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Administered by UNOSSC, following UNDP rules and regulations, and […]
February 29, 2024

Creative Economy: Guatemala and Panama Are Co-Creating SDG Project Prototypes Using an Agile Methodology

Led by the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Guatemala, Mr. Miguel Barreto, and the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Panama, Ms. Ana Patricia Graça, experts from Panama and Guatemala are demonstrating how cultural and creative industries […]
February 29, 2024

Republic of Korea and UNOSSC Support Electron Beam Technology-Sharing

Electron Beam (EB) technology is an excellent example of peaceful application of nuclear energy for sustainable and resilient development. The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Regional Cooperative Agreement Regional Office (RCARO) in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, […]
February 19, 2024

IBSA Fund: India Contributes $1 Million to the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation

New York, February 19 – India presented its annual contribution of $1 million to the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund). H.E. Mrs. Ruchira Kamboj, the Permanent Representative of India to the United […]
February 19, 2024

European Space Agency and UNOSSC Jointly Explore Collaborative Horizons

On February 8th, 2024, the European Space Agency (ESA) was honoured to welcome Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), to its ESRIN facilities in Frascati, Italy – an opportunity to explore partnership pathways […]
February 9, 2024

IBSA Fund: New Teacher Training Centre Established in Palau

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Government of Palau launched on 6 February a project to refurbish a school building to serve as a teacher training centre. The occasion was attended by President Surangel Whipps Jr., senior Government officials […]
January 31, 2024

IBSA Fund: Addressing Food Security in the Republic of Congo

An innovative initiative was launched in mi-2023 to combat food insecurity and enhance agricultural capacity of family farmers in the Republic of Congo. “Small producers, the pillars of our rural economy, deserve our support,” said Mr. Paul Valentin, Minister of […]
January 31, 2024

IBSA Fund: Board Approves New Projects in Belize, Palestine, South Sudan

29 January 2024 – India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) Board of Directors met today and approved three proposals for Belize, Palestine and South Sudan, amounting to $3 million in new funding. It […]