GENEVA – Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and against the challenge of preventing premature deaths caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is taking part in a dialogue on how to strengthen international cooperation on the prevention and control of NCDs in Geneva on Monday, November 30 in Geneva.
New UNOSSC Director Mr. Jorge Chediek presents a summary of the key conclusions from the UN System Caucus at the Non-Communicable Diseases at the GCM Dialogue in Geneva this past November.
Learn more about the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) and how your city can join hundreds of other municipalities in the fight against social exclusion and urban poverty.
For almost two decades, cities have been coming together every two years to forums hosted by WACAP to share experiences about how cities can work together to create a more sustainable future.
A New Era
Though launched in 1995 by the UN Development Programme, the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty moved, in 2014, to the UN Office for South-South Cooperation. This shift is heralding new opportunities to build upon important synergies for strengthening triangular and south-south cooperation among traditional donors, emerging donors and partner cities – a goal that is central to the WACAP mission, and in the full spirit and mandate of UNOSSC. Read More