The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) is the only Expo solely from the South and for the South. It showcases successful Southern-grown development solutions (SDSs) addressing the need to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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New York – In an extraordinary show of support for the Paris climate agreement adopted December 2015, 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement at a ceremony at UN Headquarters today, far exceedi...more
Government Ministers, Business Leaders and Experts Will Spotlight Southern-Grown Solutions and Cooperation Opportunities Toward Attaining the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development    ...more
Delegates Meet to Exchange South-South Knowledge on Livestock Development Algiers – Investing in sustainable livestock development can contribute not only to food security but also to the fight again...more
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the designation of Jorge Chediek of Argentina as his Envoy on South-South Cooperation. Since October 2015, Mr. Chediek has been the Direct...more
South-South Cooperation Towards Inclusive, Sustainable and Growth-Oriented Markets and Policies Regulations of competition can be effective tools in achieving some of the Sustainable Development Goal...more
With Perez-Guerrero Trust Fund (PGTF) support, the International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) organized study tours welcoming technical experts from Asian and Latin American countries to China...more
Delegates from Samoa and Papua New Guinea (PNG) cametogether on 15 February in Apia, Samoa to engage in a two-week peer-to-peer exchangeof lessons learned in addressing the unique common challenges o...more
Latin American Countries Improve their Production and Use of Bio-products for Farming Institutions from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador and Mexico engaged in joint research, shared relevan...more
The Perez-Guerrero Trust Fund (PGTF) provides catalytic financial support for South-South cooperation activities. It facilitates a broad range of small projects in response to the priorities of devel...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
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
United Nations Development Programme
"Some of the most extraordinary answers and solutions to environmental sustainability and sustainable development in the 21st century are today emerging from the South. The Expo is an opportunity to showcase these catalytic and forward-looking projects, transformations and ideas that can underpin a transition towards an inclusive Green Economy for over seven billion people."
Achim Steiner
Executive Director
United Nations
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