South-South Awards 2014

Sep 17
2014
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New York, September 17, 2014 The 2014 South-South Awards Reception took place during the high-level week of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in the Delegates Dining Lounge of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. A special recognition was also presented to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his efforts to galvanize political […]

General Assembly High Level Event: “Contributions of North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICT for Development to the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda”

May 21
2014
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New York, May 21-22, 2014 Dignitaries gathered on May 21st and 22nd, 2014 at the United Nations to discuss improving methods of development cooperation, with an emphasis on the rapidly expanding social and economic growth of the Global South, to support the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda. The High-level event, titled: “Contributions of North-South, […]

18th Session of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation

May 19
2014
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New York, May 19-22, 2014 The 18th session of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation took place from May 19th-22nd at the United Nations under the theme, “ The Contribution of South-South and Triangular Cooperation to the Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda”. John W. Ashe, President of the 68th session of the United Nations […]

Building Public Private Partnerships: Presentation of Investment and Business Opportunities

Apr 14
2014
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Hong Kong, April 14, 2014 During the second day of the High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation, a meeting entitled, “Building Public-Private Partnerships: Presentation of Investment & Business Opportunities,” was hosted by the South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development to showcase some of the many opportunities and benefits that could result from cooperation between the public […]

Launch of the SS-SCSD Asia Pacific Committee and the South-South Asia-Pacific Finance Center

Apr 13
2014
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Hong Kong, April 13, 2014 Dignitaries, including ambassadors, government and United Nations officials, joined together with elite members of the private sector to commemorate the launch of two new initiatives under the guidance of the South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development (SS-SCSD): the SS-SCSD Asia-Pacific Committee and the South-South Asia-Pacific Finance Center. At the outset, […]

Third High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development: South-South Cooperation, ICT and Financing for Sustainable Development

Apr 13
2014
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The South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development’s (SS-SCSD) third annual High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development took place in Hong Kong under the theme, “South-South Cooperation, ICT, and Financing for Sustainable Development.” Ambassadors, UN officials, high-level government officials, and members of the private sector convened to discuss the role of South-South and triangular […]

Official Launching of the SS-SCSD at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations

Feb 25
2014
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New York, February 25, 2014 On February 24 – 26, 2014, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held a series of meetings within the Operational Activities for Development Segment, which focused on improving United Nations effectiveness, efficiency and results in developing countries. The South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development (SS-SCSD) was officially launched during the […]

UN Leadership and Experts Say Water, Sanitation and Energy Are Key Ingredients for Sustainable Development

Feb 18
2014
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New York, February 18, 2014 The importance of safe drinking water, clean sanitation, and renewable energy were spotlighted at the United Nations during a Thematic Debate convened by the 68th General Assembly President John Ashe. The Thematic Debate on Water, Sanitation, and Energy was attended by senior government ministers, member states, civil society organizations, private […]

H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique Garcia Gonzalez Elected as Vice-President of ECOSOC

Jan 14
2014
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New York, 14 January 2014 During the opening of the 2014 session of the Economic and Social Council, H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique Garcia Gonzalez, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations, was elected ECOSOC Vice-President from the Latin American and Caribbean States Group. Ambassador Gonzalez, along with other United Nations officials present, resolved […]