All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) is recognized as the Global Center for Excellence in organising the South-South Citizenry Based Development Academies (SSCBDA) by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) since 2012. The activities of the Centre are guided by a regional advisory group. The center facilitates South-South learning in the areas of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by organising SSCBDAs on strategic themes in the global South. The SSCBDAs are output oriented. They produce policy briefs, case studies, papers, newsletters and event reports for wider dissemination. To date, 614 representatives from over 210 organisations and 62 countries have participated in the SSCBDAs held in India (4), Indonesia (1) and Philippines (3). These academies have discussed and documented Southern solutions for 'Green' recovery and 'Safer' development, including ecosystem restoration and management.

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The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation collaborates with UNOSSC to share knowledge on Asian approaches to development and south-south cooperation in global development forums, such as the Global South South Development Expo.

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Publications - The Asia Foundation

Partners in Asian Development Cooperation: The Role of the NGOs and the Private Sector

Mekong Institute

Capacity Development for Regional Cooperation and Integration
Mekong Institute (MI) is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) founded by the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), namely Cambodia, P.R. China (Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. We provide, implement and facilitate integrated human resource development (HRD), capacity building programs and development projects related to regional cooperation and integration. Managed by GMS national and international staff and supported by international academics, subject-matter experts and consultants, we work with and through various local government authorities, development partners and local organizations to deliver, implement standardized and customized learning programs, workshops, seminars, policy consultation, and research and development projects. Our goals and strategies support the GMS Cooperation Program and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), emphasizing enhanced physical connectivity in the GMS economic corridors and the realization of the GMS/AEC target of a single market and production base, equitable growth, and sustainable resource management. Currently, our programs and activities focus on three main thematic areas: Agricultural Development and Commercialization, Trade and Investment Facilitation, and Innovation and Technological Connectivity.

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Gratia Christian College

"As an institution sharing the goals advocated by the United Nations (UN), Gratia Christian College (GCC) is pleased that its Centre for Business / Social Sustainability and Innovations (BSSI) is a supporting organization for the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) “South-South Entrepreneurship Academy” initiative. Through the BSSI, our Gratia Business School (GBS) has the opportunity to be a partner of the UN’s efforts in sustainable development. Past examples include Pioneer SDG Training and Design Thinking Pioneer SDG Training and Design Thinking / Belt and Road Initiative for the community."

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