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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 ...more
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 ...more
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...more
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 ...more
Marrakech, Morocco – Countries of the South and the North reaffirmed the importance of South-South and triangular cooperation for climate action and sustainable development during the recent COP22 me...more
Dubai, UAE - A new study by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation and UNDP suggests that the rise of emerging economies in the Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS) region has ...more
Dubai — The 2016 Global South-South Development Expo, South-South Cooperation: Enhancing innovation towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held in Dubai from 31 Oct to 3 Nov, s...more
DUBAI, UAE - Breaking the old paradigm of “North-South” development support, the United Nations has, for the 8th year in a row, convened a global expo of South-South development, this time hosted by ...more
DUBAI, UAE – Completing the Global Goals hinges on boosting the exchange of knowledge among countries of the Global South, delegates said at a United Nations-sponsored summit that opened here today. ...more
"The growing trend among Southern countries to look not only to reducing poverty within their own borders but also to raise the development prospects of other developing countries is exhibited across a range of countries, including strong emerging economies and other South-South pivotal countries."
Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General
United Nations
"Developmentally-focused South-South flows of finance, technology, and know-how must be recognized and further encouraged as an increasingly important dimension of development co-operation."
Helen Clark
Administrator
United Nations Development Programme

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