United Nations Day for South South Cooperation

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

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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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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.

 

 

 

KMC/2012/KMC

This message from the Pan American Health Organization, PAHO/WHO, is part of an
effort to disseminate information Related to: Equity; Health inequality; Socioeconomic
inequality in health; Socioeconomic health differentials; Gender; Violence; Poverty; Health Economics; Health
Legislation; Ethnicity; Ethics; Information Technology – Virtual libraries; Research & Science issues.

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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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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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Country Strategies of Southern Cooperation Agencies: a Knowledge Exchange

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

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UNDP Publication: Mapping Multilateral Support to South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards Collaborative Approaches

 

 

Download PDF (English version) (Versión en Español)

 

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Photos from Panama – Knowledge from the South Fair: Regional Solutions Exchange

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!

Feria Saber del Sur

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!

 

 

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