July 2, 2024

The Global South Session at Tokyo UN Studies Conference Calls for Strengthening Institutional Negotiating Capacities

Ambassador Amr Aljowaily, the strategic advisor to the African Union Commission, chaired a special session on the Global South forum at the annual conference of the Academic Council on United Nations Studies (ACUNS), urging the importance of enhancing negotiating capabilities […]
July 1, 2024

India-UN Fund: 16 Caribbean Countries Join Hands to Eliminate Mother-to-Child Transmission of Diseases

Toward combatting mother-to-child transmission of diseases like HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, and Chagas, 16 Caribbean nations are coming together under a project proposal to be funded by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, and to be implemented by the Pan American […]
July 1, 2024

STI Forum Calls for Scaling Up South-South Cooperation for Sharing Digital Innovation

The ninth annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum), held from May 9 -10, 2024, centered around the theme: ‘Science, Technology, and Innovation for Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and Eradicating Poverty in […]
July 1, 2024

Inter-regional Experts Discuss Framework to Measure South-South Cooperation

The Inter-regional Expert Meeting on the Measurement of South-South Cooperation took place 4-6 June 2024 in Doha, Qatar. The meeting was organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission […]
July 1, 2024

IBSA Fund: Enhancing Family Farmers’ Access to Local Markets in the Republic of Congo

Smallholder farmers in the Republic of Congo face numerous challenges – from limited market access to insufficient support systems. These farmers, who cultivate cassava, bananas, and other staple crops, are the backbone of the nation’s food sector. However, they have […]
July 1, 2024

Integration of South-South Cooperation Emphasized at Expert-level Meeting of 2024 VNR Presenting Countries

The Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends (GoF) of the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) – H.E. Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, and H.E. Antonio M. Lagdameo, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations […]
June 12, 2024

New Development Bank Seminar in Cairo Emphasizes Importance of South-South Partnership

The New Development Bank (NDB), in coordination with the Ministry of International Cooperation, Egypt, organized a Seminar on ‘Navigating New Horizons’, 11-12 June 2024 in Cairo, Egypt. The seminar, held for the first time outside the founding BRICS Member States, […]
June 5, 2024

World Environment Day: Harnessing South-South Cooperation for Climate Action

On this United Nations World Environment Day we recognize that all over the world, ecosystems are threatened. From forests and drylands to farmlands and lakes, natural spaces on which humanity’s existence depends are reaching a tipping point. South-South and triangular […]
May 31, 2024

India-UN Fund: Enhancing Forecasting and Flood Resilience Through South-South Cooperation in Suriname

    An India-UN Development Partnership Fund project in support of Suriname is harnessing weather forecasting technology to protect communities from the unpredictable forces of nature. Suriname has experienced increased levels of rainfall, which recently affected over 6.4% of its […]
May 31, 2024

IBSA Fund: Supporting Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Management in Angola

  In the Municipality of Viana, Angola, a groundbreaking South-South and triangular cooperation initiative is unfolding. It is enabling access to improved water, sanitation and hygiene services in Viana, and setting a new benchmark in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]