January 28, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: The Importance of South-South Cooperation in Strengthening Global South Trade, Investments and Regional Integration: A Contextual Overview

Constant shifts in the global reality have challenged human development to exceed average expectations. From tackling innovative sustainable growth barriers to managing the global upkeep with rapidly transforming digital technologies, there is a consistent need for economies to collaborate, innovate […]
January 25, 2022

Trends, Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Sustainable Development: Strengthening South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Context (DG Forum 2021 Summary)

The High-level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation (DG Forum) is a platform for national development cooperation agencies and institutions implementing South-South and triangular cooperation. Other stakeholders and practitioners of South-South and triangular cooperation are also invited to the […]
January 25, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: The Role of Southern-Based Development Finance Institutions in South-South Cooperation and Mobilization of the Private Sector for Sustainable Development

Addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals requires thorough consideration by governments, public and private institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders. The variance in the level of development of countries from the global South, and the connections between them, […]
January 25, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Least Developed Country Graduation – Can South‐South Cooperation Have a Positive Impact on Trade and Finance?

This report undertakes an in-depth examination of the potential role of South-South Cooperation (SSC) in supporting sustainable LDC graduation. Two avenues of SSC are considered: trade-related cooperation and extended support through concessional financial flows. It stresses that both avenues are […]
January 20, 2022

Digital Library launched at the National University of Samoa (NUS)

The National University of Samoa (NUS), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the national Samoa Digital Library (SADIL) Project on Monday 17th of January 2022, at the NUS Fale Samoa. The Digital Library is part of […]
January 18, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: South-South Cooperation, An Opportunity to Fight Against Climate Change & Reduce Inequalities

Climate change is a global negative externality and nowadays it is considered as one of the biggest challenges on Earth. The scale of the efforts and coordination needed to alleviate climate change’s negative impacts are considerable. In this context, South-South […]
January 17, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Mapping South-South Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation for Theory and Practice

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains unequally distributed across the globe. Working from the perspective of access, equity and inclusion (AEI), the present study analyses the state […]
December 15, 2021

Overview of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (UNOSSC, 2021)

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) was established in 2017 as a practical manifestation of the spirit of solidarity that has historically guided the Government and people of India. It is centred on forming partnerships with other developing countries […]
December 6, 2021

Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative gains momentum with handover of furniture for the Lifelong Learning Lab

The Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative is financed by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, which is administered by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). 29.11.2021 Apia, Samoa – The Lifelong Learning Lab being set up by the Ministry of […]
October 19, 2021

South-South Cooperation on Leveraging Knowledge and Good Practice Sharing for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development

        Event for International Poverty Eradication Day Concept Note Co-organized by: United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)Time: 7:00-9:00 am, 21 October, 2021(New York Time)Venue: Conference Center, Beijing International HotelUN […]