2020 UN Regional South-South and Triangular Cooperation Focal Points Network Retreat in Asia and the Pacific

On 15 December 2020, nineteen participants participated in a face to face retreat at Anantara hotel in Bangkok. An additional sixteen participants joined the meeting online. The participants were drawn from UN agencies and intergovernmental institutions. The one-day Retreat was […]

Survey on Priorities for COVID-19 Recovery and South-South cooperation in Asia-Pacific

Introduction As the world is struggling with the severe health, economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the developing countries are at greater risk from this global shock. With limited resources and weak capacity to carry out lockdown measures, […]

Collaboration Between the UN Office for South-South Cooperation and the Climate Change International Technical and Training Centre Highlighted at Event Ending JICA and Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization.

On Thursday, 24 September 2020, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organisation (TGO) convened an event to mark the end of the project that has been implemented in three phases.  The event took place […]

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 2020 Asia-Pacific

Recording of this event can be viewed here Ms. Sroy Socheath, Director General of Youth, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia; Mr. Ke Yousheng, Permanent Representative of China to UN ESCAP, and Mr. Li Jian, Secretary-General of the […]

Annual report 2019, UNOSSC Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

The Annual report 2019 is a documentation of the progress achieved by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (Asia-Pacific) in 2019.

The Commemoration of the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, 14 September 2020

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 2020 Asia-Pacific Theme: South-South Cooperation, COVID-19 Impacts on the Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Agenda and the Role of South-South Volunteerism. Join us HERE on Microsoft Team or on UNOSSC FACEBOOK page Introduction In […]

An online lecture on “Sustainable Development and the Role of South-South Cooperation” at Mahidol University

On 26 August 2020, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation’s Regional Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Denis Nkala delivered an online lecture on “Sustainable Development and the Role of South-South Cooperation”. Over 25 students from the Master of […]

Webinar: Supporting SMEs in response to COVID-19 pandemic in Asia-Pacific

This summary is prepared in support to the recording of the 2 hour event that can be accessed here. On 22 July, 2020, a webinar on Supporting SMEs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia-Pacific was organized by the […]

[POSTPONED] A Greener Tomorrow: Environmentally Sound Technologies for Sustainable Development (June/July 2020)

Organized by UNITAR CIFAL Jeju Application deadline: Extended Background Technology has profoundly shaped the economy, society, and environment. While it has caused many social and environmental problems, technology helps to find effective ways to tackle environmental challenges while addressing societal […]

Regional Seminar on Development Partnership & South-South Cooperation towards Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 28 January 2020 at UNCC, Meeting room A

Regional Seminar on Development Partnership & South-South Cooperation towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development January 28, 2020 United Nations Conference Centre, Meeting room A Bangkok Thailand Background and Context The international community is placing greater emphasis to highlight the […]

Towards enhanced multi-stakeholder engagement for socio-economic development in Cambodia through South-South and triangular Cooperation (23-24 December 2019)

Cambodia is a rapidly developing country. In 2018, its economy grew by 7.5% in 2018 according to the World Bank’s economic outlook released in May 2019. Tourism and garment manufacturing are the two largest industries for Cambodia along with an […]

[POSTPONED] South-South Entrepreneurship Academy on “Gastrotourism and Entrepreneurship” (Hong Kong 20-22 March 2020)

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak in Asia-Pacific and consequent travel restrictions, specifically to China, the organizers have decided to postpone the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy, tentatively until early May, with the dates to be confirmed. Meanwhile, the organizers will closely […]