March 26, 2024

India-UN Fund: Catalytic Role of South-South Cooperation Highlighted Ahead of Landmark SIDS and LLDCs Conferences

Permanent Representatives of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) were hosted by the Permanent Mission of India to discuss the pivotal role of South-South cooperation in addressing development challenges, ahead of 4th International Conference on Small […]
March 26, 2024

Member States Highlight Importance of Integrating South-South and Triangular Cooperation into Voluntary National Reviews of SDG Progress

A meeting of the Group of Friends of Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of SDG Progress was convened at the Mission of the Philippines to the UN on 27 March. The meeting was co-organized by the Co-Chairs of Group of Friends […]
March 26, 2024

Carnegie Council: Unlocking Cooperation – The Global South and Global North

“Every high-level meeting over the last year has emphasized the importance of South-South and triangular cooperation – as a complement to traditional cooperation – in addressing development challenges,” said UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib during the inaugural panel of the Carnegie […]
March 26, 2024

India-UN Fund: Building Futures – South-South Cooperation Paves the Way for Inclusive Education in Nicaragua

The Ministry of Education (MINED) in Nicaragua, with the support of UNICEF, has unveiled its latest initiative, the ‘More Inclusion’ Communication Strategy for Social and Behavioral Change to foster seamlessly integrating girls, boys, and adolescents with disabilities into the nation’s […]
March 13, 2024

CSW68: Leveraging South-South Cooperation for Gender Equality

“By fostering partnerships and exchanging knowledge, the Global South can create innovative frameworks and policies that promote gender equality and empower women,” said UNOSSC Director Dima Al-Khatib during a 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women side […]
March 8, 2024

Advancing Women’s Empowerment through South-South Cooperation

Equality and horizontality are fundamental principles of South-South cooperation, inscribed into its core international instruments, including the Outcome of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation, or BAPA+40. These priciples should not be construed to simply apply to […]
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 […]