26/07/2022

RISE – When Aspiration Meets the Real Deal!

Dr. Kid Parchariyanon (RISE CEO) and Mr. Denis Nkala (UNOSSC Regional Coordinator AP) “Why do we embark on a task to accomplish something? Is it for the money? Is it for the better good? If it is for money, it […]
12/07/2022

The Lower Mekong Basin Countries commit to translating the Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach into local contexts to strengthen integrated development and support vulnerable communities by applying science, technology and innovation

On 28 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)’s Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) convened the First Stakeholder Consultative Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was the first regional meeting under the […]
12/07/2022

Thai local communities mitigating and adapting to adverse impacts from water flow and climate change in the Mekong region

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Mekong Institute (MI) and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic of Korea conducted a field visit to Bueng Kan Province in Thailand on 17- 19 June 2022. The […]
15/06/2022

Meeting with Viet Nam National Mekong Committee Secretariat- Viet Nam calls for the strengthening of Mekong Stakeholders’ common understanding on Water-Energy-Food Nexus to contextualise the concept in practical applications

On 7 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Viet Nam National Mekong Committee Secretariat (VNMCS) met online to discuss Viet Nam’s expectations of the project and brief them on project progress. […]
14/06/2022

Director-General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency’s Visit to UNOSSC Asia-Pacific Office

On 8 June 2022, Mrs. Ureerat Chareontoh, Director General of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) led a TICA delegation to discuss with co-hosts-UNOSSC and UNESCAP, on the preparations for the Global South-South Development Expo 2022 (GSSD Expo 2022). The GSSD […]
29/05/2022

The pressing need to assist socio-economic aspects of riparian communities including monitoring of sea level and water quality that directly affects fish cultivation and farming – Exploring Thailand’s role in P-LINK.

The P-LINK is a project entitled, “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong Basin based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus”, it is also known as the RoK-UNOSSC Facility (Phase 3). On 25 May 2022, the UN Office for […]
04/05/2022

Official Kick-off Project in the Lower Mekong Basin to strengthen access to water, food and energy for vulnerable communities living in the Lower Mekong Basin (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam).   

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Republic of Korea and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) launched the implementation of their collaboration project, the “Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong […]
02/05/2022

Learning from the Forunners: Issues on water, energy and food access for the vulnerable communities in the Lower Mekong Basin Region

In September 2021, UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) commenced the implementation of the “Triangular Cooperation Project on Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong River Basin based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus” [RoK-UNOSSC Facility Phase 3]. The project is intended […]
28/04/2022

Establishment of a Multi-Sectoral Platform on Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Lower Mekong Basin critical for integrated demand-driven approaches to enhance people’s livelihoods

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Regional Office for Asia-Pacific convened a workshop entitled, “Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Case Study Design and Multi-Stakeholder Platform Conceptualization” on 19 April 2022. The hybrid meeting brought together all implementing partners of the “Triangular […]
21/12/2021

Announcement of Business Plan Competition Winners

Beauty in Mind and Actions for Sustainable Business South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2021, 11 December 2021 The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Gratia Christian College (Hong Kong, SAR) are pleased to announce the winners of the […]
03/12/2021

Beauty in Mind and Actions for Sustainable Business, South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2021, 27-28 November 2021

On 27-28 November 2021, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and Gratia Christian College (Hong Kong, SAR) convened the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy: 2021 Second Cohort on “Beauty in Mind and Actions for Sustainable Business”. The virtual event was […]
29/11/2021

Theory to practice: Exploring Human-centred approaches, and South-South & triangular cooperation applications critical in digital transformation to address governance challenges faced by the global community

On 2-5 November 2021, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT/ESCAP), with the support of Amazon Web Services Institute, co-organized the “Capacity Building Webinar on […]