SAVE THE DATE for the 2018 Global South-South Development Expo!


SAVE THE DATE for the 2018 Global South-South Development Expo!

The 2018 GSSD Expo is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. The GSSD Expo is an annual event organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in its capacity as the UN General-Assembly mandated UN system-wide and global coordinator for South-South and triangular cooperation. The GSSD Expo engages all development actors, including member states governments, UN agencies, IGOs, CSOs, the private sector, academic and philanthropic organizations, to strategically showcase and scale up concrete Southern-grown development solutions and initiatives for sustainable development.

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The 2018 GSSD Expo will be one of the last major opportunities for stakeholders to come up with evidence-based policy dialogues and knowledge discussions before the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) scheduled to take place in Buenos Aries March 2019. The theme of the 2018 GSSD Expo is “Showcasing Institutions Supporting South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Preparation for BAPA+40”. Thematic discussions of 2018 GSSD Expo will be on the topics of South-South Cooperation in:

  • Poverty Eradication and Livelihood Recovery
  • Sustaining Peace and Promoting Inclusive Development
  • Emergency Response to Food Security and Resilience in Rural Setting
  • Impact Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Decent Work
  • Innovative Financing Mechanisms
  • Trade and Investment
  • Youth and Women Engagement for SDGs
  • Green Growth and Sustainable Cities
  • Delivering Health Outcomes
  • Public Service Innovation
  • Private Sector Engagement
  • IGOs, NGOs and CSOs

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the 2018 GSSD Expo and witness one of the largest showcases of South-South and triangular cooperation initiatives! Connect with hundreds of delegates, UN specialists, national policy makers, civil society and private sector.

Register at before 15th November 2018 at 11:59 pm (New York time) to receive the special event pass which will permit entry into the UN Headquarters and access to lunch for the GSSD Expo 2018.

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