March 8, 2024

Op-Ed: Advancing Gender Equality for Sustainable Development through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

By Ms. Dima Al-Khatib, Director, United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation   As we mark this International Women’s Day under the theme ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’, it is crucial to acknowledge the leadership of women in pushing the boundaries […]
March 7, 2024

Global Advocacy Dialogue Series: South-South and Triangular Cooperation Crucial to Tackle Global Challenges

Islamic Development Bank and United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) launched Joint Global Advocacy Dialogue Series   New York, USA/Jeddah, KSA, 6 March 2024: South-South cooperation has emerged as an important development cooperation modality for many of today’s largest […]
March 1, 2024

India-UN Fund: Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Kyrgyzstan with Telemedicine

In Kyrgyzstan, an innovative project is setting the stage for a significant reduction in preventable maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. This initiative, funded by India-UN Development Partnership Fund is a beacon of innovation in the healthcare sector, and it […]
March 1, 2024

India-UN Fund: Sparking Innovation in Barbados’ Energy Sector

At the core of a new energy initiative in Barbados, supported by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, are insights and methodologies drawn from the experiences of Nigeria, Tanzania, and Trinidad and Tobago. The project is broadening the engagement of local […]
March 1, 2024

Rome-based Agencies and UNOSSC Identify Opportunities to Collaborate

During a meeting with Rome- based Agencies (RBAs), UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib presented an overview of UNOSSC’s work in supporting intergovernmental South-South and triangular cooperation processes; the coordination of a High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation, and the development of guidelines […]
March 1, 2024

Rabat: High-Level Conference on Middle-Income Countries Emphasized Role of South-South Cooperation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates of the Kingdom of Morocco, the UNDP Country Office in Morocco and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa joined forces in November 2023 to organize a High-Level Ministerial Conference […]
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 […]