South-South Cooperation

12/07/2022

The Lower Mekong Basin Countries commit to translating the Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach into local contexts to strengthen integrated development and support vulnerable communities by applying science, technology and innovation

On 28 June 2022, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC)’s Regional Office for Asia-Pacific and the Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) convened the First Stakeholder Consultative Forum in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was the first regional meeting under the […]
12/07/2022

Thai local communities mitigating and adapting to adverse impacts from water flow and climate change in the Mekong region

The UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), the Mekong Institute (MI) and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic of Korea conducted a field visit to Bueng Kan Province in Thailand on 17- 19 June 2022. The […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]