PAHO/WHO at the 2012 GSSD Expo on Energy and Climate Change

 

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GSSD Expo 2012 – Solution Exchange Forum on Energy, Climate Change and Health, Youth and Women

 

PAHO/WHO was one of over 20 UN agencies and partners that participated in the 2012 Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo held in Vienna, Austria the 19-23 of November.  The event was hosted by UNIDO with a theme of  ‘Investing in Energy and Climate Change: Inclusive Partnerships for Sustainable Development.’   PAHO/WHO, together with UNFPA and UN Women, organized a Solutions Exchange Forum to share successful solutions addressing Energy and Climate Change and its effects on Health, Youth, and Women. Continue reading »

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Third Africa-South America Summit (ASA) held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (February 2013)

South-America-Africa-Summit logoAccording to Abayomi Azikiwe, reporting for the Pan-African News Wire for Global Research on March 04, 2013:

From February 20-23, the Third Africa-South America Summit (ASA) was held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The event was a follow-up meeting to two others held in Nigeria in 2006 and Venezuela in 2009.

This event enjoyed the participation of 63 governments from both continents including twenty heads-of-state from Africa and five from South America. The summit was held under the theme: ‘Strategies and Mechanism to Promote South-South Cooperation.’

The summit adopted the Malabo Declaration containing a number of resolutions aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two continents. The deliberations also resulted in the establishment of a presidential committee which will be the decision-making organ between the gatherings that are held every three years. ..”

Complete article is available here: http://www.globalresearch.ca/africa-and-latin-america-building-unity-and-solidarity-against-western-intervention/5325210

Additional article, “ASA Summit Promotes South-South Ties, Regional Integration” from the Correo del Orinoco International available here: http://venezuelanalysis.com/news/7975

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Merits of South-South Cooperation Honored at UN (video from South-South News)

Merits of South-South Cooperation Honored at UN from South-South News on Vimeo.

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UN, South-South Cooperation is here to Stay (video from South-South News)

UN, South-South Cooperation is here to Stay from South-South News on Vimeo.

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Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration – UNCTAD October 2012

Available online PDF [164p] at: http://bit.ly/XhFAnC

UNCTAD’s Technology and Innovation Report 2012 focuses on how South-South collaboration can help address key capacity questions faced by developing countries.

The information and analysis contained in this report mark a contribution to the efforts now getting under way to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals and to outline a post-2015 development agenda.

 

 

 

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(Español) Alemania apuesta por la Cooperación Sur – Sur con Ecuador – Diario Opinion (15 de Octubre de 2012)

“Ecuador cuenta con nuevas vías para brindar asistencia técnica en el marco de la Cooperación Sur Sur. Este es uno de los resultados alcanzados en la Reunión bilateral entre los gobiernos de Ecuador y Alemania, a través del cual los dos países podrán unir esfuerzos para compartir sus mejores prácticas de política pública, a nivel nacional y local, con países amigos. …”

Si usted quiere leer este articulo visite el sitio http://www.diariopinion.com/ultimahora/verArticulo.php?id=836965

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(Español) Directorio de fuentes de cooperación para financiación de la Cooperacion Sur-Sur y de la Cooperacion Triangular para los paises de America Latina y el Caribe – SELA (Octubre del 2012)

Publicación del SELA:

“En seguimiento a las conclusiones y recomendaciones emanadas del “Taller Regional sobre Fondos e Instrumentos para la Financiación de Proyectos de Cooperación Sur-Sur en América Latina y el Caribe” (Ciudad de México, 28 y 29 de julio de 2011), la Secretaría Permanente del Sistema Económico Latinoamericano y del Caribe (SELA) solicitó la identificación de los diversos instrumentos, mecanismos y fondos para la financiación de la cooperación internacional, la cooperación Sur-Sur y la cooperación triangular, a la cual pueden acceder los países de América Latina y el Caribe. …

Para ello, se elaboró y se remitió vía internet un cuestionario orientado a conocer las acciones que en tal sentido llevan a cabo los Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños, así como las agencias bilaterales de desarrollo de los países miembros de la OCDE y otras fuentes bilaterales no tradicionales. Sin embargo, solo se obtuvo información de dos de los países miembros del SELA (Ecuador y El Salvador). Otras fuentes bilaterales de países miembros de la OCDE, nos refirieron a sus sitios WEB donde, en efecto, pudimos obtener información amplia sobre sus modalidades de cooperación internacional….”

Si usted quiere leer la publicación, visite el sitio http://eficacia.info/doc_detalle.php?id=812

 

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United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation – September 12

 

 

“South-South cooperation has the potential to balance growth and equity on a global scale. Even in the midst of severe economic, social and political instabilities, South-South cooperation has continued to drive buoyant trade and financial flows in recent years.”

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for the UN Day of South-South Cooperation
12 September 2012

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New publication with lessons learned from South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Iberoamerican context

New publication available from the Iberoamerican Program to Strengthen South-South Cooperation, which is entitled “Sistematizar  para aprender: Lecciones de nueve experiencias de Cooperación Sur-Sur y Triangular” (translated into English: “Sistematize to learn:  Lessons from nine South-South and Triangular Cooperation Experiences”).  Currently the publication is only available in Spanish. 

 

You can see more information in the Spanish version of this blog post, or by visiting the Iberoamerican Program to Strengthen South-South Cooperation website: http://www.cooperacionsursur.org/portal/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=188%3Anueva-publicacion-del-programa-sistematizar-para-aprender&catid=10&Itemid=126 

 

The Spanish language document is available here: http://www.cooperacionsursur.org/portal/images/descargas/Doc_Sistematizar_para_aprender.pdf

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Global South-South Development Expo 2012 (19 – 23 November 2012)

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) 2012, hosted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), will take place at the Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria, from 19 to 23 November 2012. This year’s GSSD Expo will focus on renewable energy and climate change. Continue reading »

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