News & Events

14/10/2021

SOUTH-SOUTH Entrepreneurship Academy: Building Global Citizenship and Harnessing Entrepreneurial Skills and Mindset through South-South Cooperation, 27-28 November 2021

CONCEPT NOTE Background Beauty is a booming and diverse industry. The use of beauty products and cosmetics can be traced back to 4,000 B.C. when ancient Egyptians used kohls (kajal or kajol) to create dramatic Cleopatra eyes. Today the worldwide […]
28/09/2021

Fiji receives PPE’s from UNOSSC and Its development partners

The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Asia-Pacific Regional Office in collaboration with the UNOSSC Cities project team and its partners in China’s Fujian Province and Wuhan City mobilized Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and medical supplies worth FJ$160,000 to […]
19/09/2021

The Commemoration of the UN DAY for South-South Cooperation and the Intergovernmental Organisations meeting in Asia-Pacific 2021

“We now have a South-South Galaxy. Digital Galaxy also needs to move forward,” Professor Shahbaz Khan, Director and UNESCO Representative to the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and the Republic of Korea On […]
02/09/2021

Save the date: Commemoration of the UN Day for South-South Cooperation and Intergovernmental Organisations Meeting in Asia- Pacific 2021, 14 September 2021

CONCEPT NOTE BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT The United Nations Office of South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is the designated focal point for promoting and facilitating South-South and Triangular cooperation for development on a global and United Nations system-wide basis. Within the last decade, […]
30/04/2021

Asia-Pacific and African Youths build entrepreneurship mindsets and are introduced to innovations in media and entertainment industry in the COVID-19 Era

South-South Entrepreneurship Academy First Cohort 2021, 24-25 April [ONLINE] On 24-25 April 2021, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC); and Gratia Christian College (Hong Kong, China, SAR) convened the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy: 2021 First Cohort on “Media and […]
31/03/2021

SDG 17 Global Partnerships Roundtable South-South and triangular Cooperation at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2021

On 24 March 2021 more than 60 participants took part in a virtual SDG 17 Global Partnerships Roundtable. The participants were from the governmental sector, civil society organizations, private sector, and academia. The roundtable was jointly organized by the UN […]
21/03/2021

Call for Application: South-South Entrepreneurship Academy First Cohort 2021, “Media and Entertainment Entrepreneurship in the COVID-19 Era” (Deadline extension: 18 April 2021)

CONCEPT NOTE AND GUIDELINE TENTATIVE AGENDA The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and partners from Hong Kong, namely, Centre for Business/Social Sustainability and Innovations (BSSI) of Gratia Business School of Gratia Christian College with support from the Government of […]
08/03/2021

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2021, 23-26 March 2021

The 8th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD), on the theme of “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia and the Pacific” will take place on 23-26 March 2021. The APFSD is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental […]
19/02/2021

A Ringing endorsement and support for South-South cooperation and the South-South Network for Public service innovation at the launching ceremony

A Ringing endorsement and support for South-South cooperation and the South-South Network for Public service innovation by H.E. Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, Honorable Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. On 17 February […]
16/02/2021

Launching Ceremony of the South-South Matchmaker 2019-2020 Best practices, 17 February 2021 at 19:00-20:30 Hrs (Bangladesh Time)

CONCEPT NOTE Theme: South-South Cooperation, Public Service Innovation in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development Goals. Organiser: The South-South Network for Public Service Innovation Secretariat; a2i – aspire to innovate/ The Government of Bangladesh; The United Nations Development Programme […]
21/12/2020

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 […]
16/12/2020

South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2020, “Sports and Entrepreneurship”, 5-6 December and 12 December [Online]

On 5-6 December 2020, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation convened the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2020, on the theme of “Sports and Entrepreneurship”. More than 40 participants, speakers and trainers from 14 countries, namely, Bangladesh, China (including HKSAR), […]