All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) is recognized as the Global Center for Excellence in organising the South-South Citizenry Based Development Academies (SSCBDA) by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) since 2012. The activities of the Centre are guided by a regional advisory group. The center facilitates South-South learning in the areas of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by organising SSCBDAs on strategic themes in the global South. The SSCBDAs are output oriented. They produce policy briefs, case studies, papers, newsletters and event reports for wider dissemination. To date, 614 representatives from over 210 organisations and 62 countries have participated in the SSCBDAs held in India (4), Indonesia (1) and Philippines (3). These academies have discussed and documented Southern solutions for 'Green' recovery and 'Safer' development, including ecosystem restoration and management.

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Publications - All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

Kerala Lessons Learnt and Knowledge for Global South

The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation collaborates with UNOSSC to share knowledge on Asian approaches to development and south-south cooperation in global development forums, such as the Global South South Development Expo.

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Publications - The Asia Foundation

Partners in Asian Development Cooperation: The Role of the NGOs and the Private Sector

Mekong Institute

Capacity Development for Regional Cooperation and Integration
Mekong Institute (MI) is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) founded by the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), namely Cambodia, P.R. China (Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. We provide, implement and facilitate integrated human resource development (HRD), capacity building programs and development projects related to regional cooperation and integration. Managed by GMS national and international staff and supported by international academics, subject-matter experts and consultants, we work with and through various local government authorities, development partners and local organizations to deliver, implement standardized and customized learning programs, workshops, seminars, policy consultation, and research and development projects. Our goals and strategies support the GMS Cooperation Program and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), emphasizing enhanced physical connectivity in the GMS economic corridors and the realization of the GMS/AEC target of a single market and production base, equitable growth, and sustainable resource management. Currently, our programs and activities focus on three main thematic areas: Agricultural Development and Commercialization, Trade and Investment Facilitation, and Innovation and Technological Connectivity.

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Gratia Christian College

"As an institution sharing the goals advocated by the United Nations (UN), Gratia Christian College (GCC) is pleased that its Centre for Business / Social Sustainability and Innovations (BSSI) is a supporting organization for the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) “South-South Entrepreneurship Academy” initiative. Through the BSSI, our Gratia Business School (GBS) has the opportunity to be a partner of the UN’s efforts in sustainable development. Past examples include Pioneer SDG Training and Design Thinking Pioneer SDG Training and Design Thinking / Belt and Road Initiative for the community."

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Pacific Islands Development Forum

The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) is the youngest regional organisation in the Pacific that brings together leaders from the public and private sectors and civil society to address regional development challenges, through mutually beneficial innovative partnerships. The organisation focuses on a distinctive model of green growth in blue economies and aligned to sustainable development principles. Mandated by its Charter the PIDF serves as the Pacific regional counterpart for the South-South groupings and other regional and international arrangements that focus on sustainable development and especially poverty eradication in Pacific islands to ensure policy and coherence at all levels.

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Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Pubic Organization)

The Thai Cabinet’s resolution approved the establishment of the Greenhouse Gas Management Organization as a public organization in accordance with the law on public organizations on May 15 B.E. 2550 (2007). While the autonomous public organization has administrative autonomy, it also acts as the Centre for collaboration among government, private sector and international organizations. As published on July 6 B.E. 2550 (2007), in the Government Gazette of Thailand, Volume 124 Part 31 A, the public organization entitled “Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management (Public Organization)”, called “TGO” in brief, was established under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with the following objectives: • to analyse, scrutinize and collect views and opinions in relation to the approval of projects, as well as to pursue and appraise the authorized projects; • to further the project advancement in the market of greenhouse gas quantity trading as approved; • to be an information Centre for circumstances on greenhouse gas operations; • to make a database about the authorized projects and the approved trading of greenhouse gas quantity; nevertheless, in accordance with the policy determined by the National Board and the Board; • to further and enhance the efficiency, as well as to give instructions to public agencies and private bodies in the operations on greenhouse gases. The Climate Change International Technical and Training Center (CITC) was established under the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Pubic Organization) on 8 May 2014. The CITC’s main mission is providing capacity building to key stakeholders and also disseminating knowledge on climate change and greenhouse gas management for Thailand and South East Asia countries CITC has conducted a variety of capacity building activities including training, seminars, regional events and knowledge dissemination activities on climate change. Activities are targeted at Government officers, students and the private sector in Thailand and ASEAN.

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The RCA (Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology for Asia and the Pacific)

The RCA (Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology for Asia and the Pacific) is an intergovernmental agreement among the twenty-two (22) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Member States in the Asia-Pacific region. Since its establishment in 1972 as the first regional cooperative agreement under the auspices of the IAEA, the RCA has had a long history of providing an effective framework for regional technical cooperation in nuclear science and technology, bringing socioeconomic benefits to the region. The RCARO (RCA Regional Office) was established in 2002 in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, and was given the primary roles to increase the RCA awareness (visibility) and promote partnerships (viability), with the aim of contributing to the technological development of the Asia and the Pacific Region. RCARO operates various partnership projects and activities with other regional/international organizations in the field of applying nuclear science and technology for peaceful development.

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The Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

The Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) is a national research institute of the Republic of Korea (RoK) affiliated to the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities, and Social Sciences under the Prime Minister's Office, devoted to science, technology and innovation (STI) policy research and technological innovations for public service. As a leading think-tank, STEPI has significantly contributed to the RoK’s development and improvement of the quality of life through STI policy, and committed to its mission, STEPI’s research focuses on the improvement of national competitiveness, the quality of people’s lives and strengthening international cooperation. Furthermore, STEPI conducts joint research, capacity building and development cooperation projects on STI in collaboration with global partner institutions including academia, NGOs, the private sector and international organizations, to share the RoK’s development experiences and provide technical guidance in designing STI frameworks, policies and practical solutions.

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The eWorldwide Group (eWWG)

The eWorldwide Group (eWWG), founded in 2001, is an international social enterprise which has established an excellent reputation for delivering independent research, policy reforms, multi-sector stakeholder engagements, capacity building and designing innovative interventions that positively impact the sustainable development goals (SDGs). eWWG works through an innovative and unique structure that encompasses a consortium of 37 successful international companies, universities and civil society organizations which allows the Group to holistically develop knowledge, technical skills, and stimulate innovative initiatives that harness technology for a sustainable inclusive future. Our core areas of expertise and strengths allow us to holistically focus on;

- Research, analysis and publications

- Policy reforms, standards and guidelines

- Stakeholder engagement, advocacy and mobilization

- Gender empowerment; equality, equity and rights

- Capacity building for knowledge transfer and ‘right skilling for all’

- Safe and secure Online world

- Technology and AI for humanity and inclusive social good

- Partnerships for scalable and sustainable solutions for the SDGs

Our international experience working with governments, development agencies, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations for the past 20 years, enables us to operate with a unique in-depth understanding and knowledge in harmony with local cultural, social and environmental sensitivities, which has led to the development of sustainable and scalable solutions and holistic approaches. The range of our current innovative diverse global ‘localized’ interventions address the following areas;

- Digital resilience for COVID-19 response, recovery and rebuilding

- Constructive engagement of youth and marginalized communities

- Girls safe access to quality education and Science, Technology, engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)

- Effective and practical engagement with persons with disabilities

- Combating human trafficking and exploitation

- Integrated health solutions ‘preventing avoidable deaths’

- Agriculture and trade transformation and industrialization

- SMART solutions for climate change action and resilience

- Sustainable, secure and safe communities

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