May 22, 2023

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Can Address the Science, Technology and Innovation Gap

On the sidelines of the 8th Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for the Sustainable Development Goals (2023 STI Forum), a policy dialogue was convened to review the progress and challenges of integrating STI into national, regional and […]
April 12, 2023

10th Asia-Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development Highlights the Importance of South-South Cooperation

Bangkok, Thailand – “As we approach the mid-point of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it has become clear that we will need urgent and additional efforts to accelerate progress,” said Dima Al-Khatib, Director of the United Nations Office for […]
March 27, 2023

Thailand, UN, EU Push Forward on South-South and Triangular Cooperation to Boost Sustainable Food and Health Systems

Bangkok, Thailand – The government of Thailand launched three United Nations flagship initiatives to accelerate the shift to organic agriculture, as well as improve sexual and reproductive health services, including capacity development in midwifery and of health officials to engage […]
March 8, 2023

LDC5: Ministerial Meeting on South-South Cooperation

LDCs Need Support From All Partners to Build an Inclusive and Sustainable Future 7 March, DOHA – A ministerial meeting on South-South cooperation was convened alongside the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to explore concrete, innovative […]
March 5, 2023

UNOSSC, IBSA and India-UN Fund Impact LDC Development

New South-South Cooperation Projects in The Gambia and Uganda Launched During LDC5 5 March 2023, Doha – On the sidelines of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) the catalytic power of South-South cooperation to enable […]
February 16, 2023

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Least Developed Countries (2022)

This publication on “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action to Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Development” is a prime reflection of effective South-South and triangular collaboration practices that have bred innovative development […]
February 1, 2023

2022 Report of the UN Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

Summary The present report is submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 76/221, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to prepare a comprehensive report on the state of South-South cooperation. It highlights the follow-up to the second High-level United […]
February 1, 2023

Ms. Dima Al-Khatib Appointed New Director of UNOSSC

New York – UNDP is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Dima Al-Khatib as the new Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). Ms. Al-Khatib will take up her duties on 1 March 2023. Dima […]
November 21, 2022

IBSA Board Approves Projects in The Gambia, Mozambique and Uganda

The India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA) Fund Board of Directors met today to discuss new project proposals targeting agricultural production, rural youth and women, access to water, and food security among others. These […]
October 6, 2022

India-UN Development Partnership Fund Celebrates 5 Years of South-South Collaboration

NEW YORK (8 June 2018): “The India-UN Development Partnership Fund represents a distinctive and successful example of how we can advance and adapt South-South cooperation to be timely and responsive to developing country needs,” said United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina […]