Marking the tenth United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, 12 September 2013, Member States and UN officials are highlighting the scaling up of South-South flows of trade, investment, technology, and know-how as an increasingly important dimension of development co-operation.
“More and more developing countries are turning to each other to address development challenges,” said H.E. Ambassador John Ashe, President of the High-level Committee for South-South Cooperation, noting the need for inclusive, responsive and creative solutions and the role of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation in ensuring development results.
For more information: United Nations Office for SSC
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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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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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
According to the UNDP: “During ECOSOC’s Development Cooperation Forum (DCF), on 5-6 July 2012 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, UNDP sponsored a side event on ‘Country Strategies of Southern Cooperation Agencies: a Knowledge Exchange’. The aim was to highlight mechanisms for decision-making, as well as innovative partnership models and development approaches.”…
Read more: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/articles/2012/07/06/south-south-cooperation-event-highlights-country-strategies-and-mechanisms-for-decision-making/
Also described on South-South Opportunity: http://www.southsouth.info/DCF2012
Check out our photos from the Knowledge from the South Fair: Regional Solutions Exchange in Panama from May 8 – 10. This is also where we officially launched the Cooperation among Countries for Health Development portal!
The fair was a great opportunity to network, share, and learn from others. Congratulations to the Government of Panama and the UNDP Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean for the successful organization of the first regional level south-south cooperation expo!