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We Must Seize New Opportunities to Boost Cooperation Among Developing Countries – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The countries of the South have established themselves as indispensable participants in the global socioeconomic arena. Despite worldwide market volatility, South-South foreign direct investment is increasing. There are more and more institutionalized forms of South-South cooperation in the political and economic spheres. ... read more


Marking South-South cooperation, UN officials call for more equitable opportunities
12 Sep 2012
12 September 2012 – The developing countries comprising the global South have made strides in development and cooperation over the past decade, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today while also cautioning that despite strong advancements, some areas of the region still languish in poverty. In a message marking the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, Mr. Ban celeb...
 
Secretary-General Highlights Role of South-South Cooperation

Marking South-South cooperation, UN officials call for more equitable opportunities
12 Sep 2012
12 September 2012 – The developing countries comprising the global South have made strides in development and cooperation over the past decade, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today while also cautioning that despite strong advancements, some areas of the region still languish in poverty. In a message marking the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, Mr. Ban celeb...
 
South-South Cooperation Offers Concrete Solutions - Ban Ki-moon

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IBSA Fund Enhances Small Livestock Herding in Saint Lucia
14 Mar 2017
A Livestock breeding and reproduction workshop was hosted by Saint Lucia from 13 to 17 March in the context of the IBSA Fund project ‘Poverty Reduction in Saint Lucia through Livestock Development’. “The support of the IBSA Fund has been instrumental at advancing this critical government priority of developing the livestock sector in Saint Lucia, so as to further diversify our economy and be less...
 
Benin Hosts Workshop on South-South and Triangular Cooperation as Acceleration Tools for Achieving SDGs
16 Feb 2017
21 - 23 February, 2017, Benin, Cotonou The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and the Government of Benin, through its Ministry of Planning and Development, convened the first of three subregional South-South and triangular cooperation capacity-building workshops in Cotonou, Benin. The workshop took place from 21 to 23 February 2017. The Hon. Mr. Abdoulaye Tchane, Minister of State...
 
IBSA Fund Approves New Projects for the Union of the Comoros and Fiji
25 Jan 2017
New York – During their first meeting of 2017, the Board of Directors of the India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) approved a project to establish an agricultural research center in the Union of the Comoros. The center will be part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing, Environment, Livestock and Industry of Comoros. It will be developed with tec...
 
UNOSSC and Thailand Launch South-South In Action Series
12 Jan 2017
New York – The first volume of the South-South In Action series, jointly published by the Royal Thai Government and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), was launched during a panel discussion at United Nations headquarters in New York. Over 150 government delegates, UN officials, and other partners were in attendance. “South-South In Action is an important component of ...
 
Enhancing Small Animal Rearing in the South Pacific
11 Jan 2017
The diets of Pacific communities have long placed an important emphasis on pigs and chickens. Hence, the raising of indigenous breeds suited for local climatic and epidemiological conditions plays a large role in ensuring food security in the archipelago, as well as in meeting other social and cultural obligations. Unfortunately, underprivileged segments of the population persistently have limite...
 
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First knowledge exchange and coordination workshop
22 Jul 2015
Hosted By The Ministry Of Food, Agriculture, And Livestock Of The Republic Of Turkey Through Its International Agricultural Research And Training Center Izmir - Menemen, Republic of Turkey 22-24 July, 2015 Workshop Concept Objective and expected outcomes of the workshop The upcoming South-South Knowledge Exchange and Coordination Workshop is organized in the framework of the partnership i...
 
General Assembly High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation, 18th Session
22 Aug 2014
Interest in South-South cooperation continues to soar, driven by the fast-growing economies of the South. However, rates of economic growth have slowed, progress is uneven and the gap between North and South in average per capita income continues to be unacceptably wide, says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his 2014 Report on the State of South-South Cooperation. Ensuring “shared prosperity for...
 
WACAP Lakeside Exhibition, Geneva, Switzerland
04 Aug 2014
The World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme that groups more than 900 cities into a worldwide network that is committed to improving urban livelihoods, has launched an outdoor exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland on the theme of making cities cleaner and safer, more resilient and sustainable, more affordable, accessible and livable for all....
 
Learning Mutually and Acting Jointly to Build Resilient Society
29 May 2013
This Japan International Cooperation Agency TICAD V Seminar (Saturday, June 1st 2013) will explore how South-South and Triangular Cooperation can bring about a change towards resilient and consistent development in Africa. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) invites you to TICAD V Official Event JICA Seminar Series. Learning Mutually and Acting Jointly to Build Resilient Soci...
 
The UN Walks the Talk on Climate Change
21 Jun 2012
In furthering the United Nations and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's collective commitment to walk the talk on climate change, the President of the UN General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, launched a carbon emissions offsetting initiative to offset the carbon footprint from UN staff participation in the Rio+20 Summit through South-South cooperation. "We have brought the United Nation...
 
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