News & Events

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 […]
08/11/2021

Matchmaking workshop: “Dripping water hollows out a rock, not through force but through persistence”, 29 October 2021

On 29 October 2021, The South-South Network for Public Service Innovation (SSN4PSI) co-organised a matchmaking workshop  with the Astana Civil Service Hub (ASCH) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) on the sidelines of the Astana Civil Service […]
02/11/2021

Capacity Building Webinar on Digital Government and Transformation: Exploring South-South and triangular cooperation innovations

Concept Note and Programme The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in many countries in Asia and the Pacific and shown some success. However, successful digital transformation will require strategy, policymaking and capacity building and means to effectively harness technology for governance and sustainable development.   The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration […]
14/10/2021

Call for Application: South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2021, “Beauty in Mind and Action for Sustainable Business” (Deadline 10 November 2021)

CONCEPT NOTE AND PROGRAMME AGENDA The UN Office for South-South Cooperation 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 Hong Kong […]