The South-South Entrepreneurship Academy

South-South Entrepreneurship Academy

South-South Entrepreneurship Academy

The South-South Entrepreneurship Academy is part of the Youth for South-South Platform of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation. It will be implemented in Asia-Pacific with some interregional collaboration especially with Africa. The project is implemented in the context of massive economic and social transformations ushered in by globalisation, digitalisation, the internet economy and artificial intelligence. All these are contributing to unemployment for youth, pressure to make a living and for social inclusion. At the same time, the youth population, due to their internet literacy and their bulging numbers in the work force, have an opportunity to contribute to sustainable development through entrepreneurship and innovation. Several institutions are at the core of promoting a digital economy and entrepreneurship in Hong Kong (SAR). In line with the business model of South-South Cooperation, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation is partnering with these institutions to work with youth from Asia and the Pacific as well as other regions to enhance entrepreneurship and global citizenship. The project is targeted at supporting actions towards attainment of results towards SDG 8.

News and Events related to the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy

14/10/2021

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

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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 […]
29/10/2020

Call for Application: South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Second Cohort 2020, Sports and Entrepreneurship

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 SAR- Cyberport and Youth Square, […]
21/04/2020

South-South Entrepreneurship Academy First Cohort 2020, April 18-19 [Online]

On 18-19 April 2020, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) convened the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy (first cohort for 2020). The Academy opened with strong statements from the supporting Partners. “If you come up with creative ideas, or crazy […]
04/12/2019

[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 […]
21/10/2019

Consultative Meeting on South-South Entrepreneurship Academy

On 15 October 2019, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) convened a Consultative Meeting on the South-South Entrepreneurship Academy in Shenzhen, China. The consultation was organised in collaboration with the Shenzhen Foundation for International Exchange and Cooperation and […]
02/10/2019

Consultative meeting on Youth Entrepreneurship Academy, 15 October 2019 in Shenzhen, China

            Concept Note Consultative Meeting on South-South Entrepreneurship Academy Date: October 15 Venue: TusStar, Shenzhen, China Background South-South Entrepreneurship Academy is organized under the platform of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) – Youth for South as part […]
27/02/2019

Building Global Citizenship and Harnessing Entrepreneurial Skills and Mindset Through South-South Cooperation “Technology, Financial Innovation and Entrepreneurship” (3-4 April 2019)

  Concept Note SOUTH-SOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY Building Global Citizenship and Harnessing Entrepreneurial Skills and Mindset Through South-South Cooperation “Technology, Financial Innovation and Entrepreneurship” Date: 3-4 April, 2019 Venue: Youth Square, Hong Kong SAR   The event is organised by the […]