Meetings & Events

South-South Awards 2015


The 2015 South-South Awards was held on September 26, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, in support of the UN Summit for the Adoption of the post-2015 Development Agenda and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Co-organized and supported by the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda […]

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Food Security Panel Discussion and Reception


New York, November 24, 2014 In an event organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the South-South Steering Committee for Sustainable Development (SS-SCSD), UN officials, ambassadors, and government representatives […]

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IOSSC Africa Representative Office Launch Ceremony


Johannesburg, November 18, 2014 During a gala ceremony at the conclusion of the High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 17-18, 2014, government representatives and business leaders attended the inauguration of the IOSSC Africa Representative Office, an initiative committed to advancing sustainable development and promoting partnerships between […]

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South-South Awards 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 […]

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South-South Awards 2013

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During the opening of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, members of the public and private sectors gathered at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York to honor those who have contributed to the achievements of the UN Millennium Development Goals and helped to promote South-South Cooperation. Heads of State and Government, UN […]

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South-South Awards 2012


Heads of state joined Celebrities, Icons in Global Development, and world class musicians at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York on Sunday, September 23, for the 2012 South-South Awards. Honoring the achievements of governments, private companies, and civil society organizations, this year’s awards were given out for excellence in the promotion of e-government infrastructure and sustainable […]

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