Observatory

29/09/2020

UNOSSC Highlights Partnerships with China on COVID-19 and Beyond September 25, 2020News, UN Day for SSC 2020

22 September, Beijing – The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) joined an informal roundtable organized by the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office in China (UN RCO) to commemorate the UN Day for South-South Cooperation. During the event, UNOSSC underscored […]
03/09/2020

South-South Cooperation Strategies

12/05/2020

Special ASEAN Summit on Covid-19 held on 14 April 2020

On 14 April 2020, The leaders of ASEAN Members States attended the Special ASEAN Summit on Covid-19 via video conference. The summit was chaired by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Viet Nam as the ASEAN […]
09/03/2020

Community-Driven Development and SDGs, 19 – 22 November 2019 at UNITAR CIFAL Jeju/Jeju International Training Center (JITC), Jeju-do, Korea

Background Community-Based or Community-Driven Development (CDD) is a recognized approach from many international institutions such as the World Bank which promotes inclusive development through empowering local communities. Prior to CDD, these communities comprised primarily of women, elderly and the youth […]
09/10/2019

Asian Evaluation Week Promotes South-South Knowledge Exchange

    Source: Asian Development Bank
18/09/2019

2019 KISTEP-ISTIC S&T: INNOVATION TRAINING PROGRAM FOR HIGH LEVEL POLICY MAKERS “S&T P.I.E Framework Focusing on Foresight and Evaluating” 29 October – 1 November 2019, Seoul, Korea

This is a ‘call for application’ to High-Level Policy Makers from Developing countries for 4 days at Seoul, Korea on 29 October – 1 November 2019. The program offers a practical and interactive comprehensive workshop that aims to bring together […]
21/01/2019

Sixth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD): Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

27-29 March 2019, Bangkok, Thailand The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) 2019 in Bangkok on 27 – 29 March 2019. This year, the APFSD […]
21/01/2019

Training Workshop on Science, Technology & Innovation Policies For Sustainable Development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

MAR 19-22, 2019, INCHEON, SEJONG, REPUBLIC OF KOREA   The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific – East and North East Asia Office (UNESCAP-ENEA) and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic […]
21/01/2019

International Training Workshop on Technopreneurship for Developing Countries

11 – 15 March 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Co-organized by the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation under the auspices of UNESCO (ISTIC) and the Centre for Science & Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries […]
21/01/2019

New FAO-China South-South Cooperation Project Launched to Strengthen Fruit Value Chain in Sri Lanka

On 6 December 2018 in Rome, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the People’s Republic of China, and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka have signed MOU at FAO headquarters. The aim of this South-South Cooperation project is […]
21/01/2019

Mekong Institute opens applications to Two Green Freight and Logistics Training Programs

Mekong Institute, with the support of the Republic of Korea through the Mekong-Republic of Korea Cooperation Fund (MKCF), is organizing the 2nd and 3rd modular trainings on Green Freight and Logistics Management in Mekong Countries at the MI Residential Training […]
21/01/2019

23rd Meeting of the Regional Interagency Working Group on Information and Communications Technology

On 1 February 2019, ESCAP, International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) convene a meeting in Bangkok aims to facilitate information sharing, coordination and planning of joint activities among participating agencies for 2019. In particular, the meeting will discuss […]