Announcement, September 2018

New project to scale up access to medicines 

The South Centre is pleased to announce that it is scaling up its services to developing country governments in the area of intellectual property rights and public health, thanks to the support of Unitaid. The project “Expanding the use of TRIPS flexibilities to promote affordable access to medicines” will allow the South Centre to roll out a number of training activities at regional and national level and a global advisory service on the use of TRIPS flexibilities for public health.


Statement, September 2018

South Centre Statement for the Informal Consultation on the Roadmap on Access to Medicines

The draft roadmap is an important work in progress that needs to be further detailed with clear deliverables and timelines. The roadmap will need to ensure complementarity of its work and the implementation of the Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (GSPOA).


Press release, 16 August 2018

A giant walks with us no more. Tribute to Dr. Samir Amin, 1931-2018

Professor Samir Amin passed away on Sunday, August 12, leaving a large gap among those luminaries of the South who offered critical thinking on the challenges facing developing countries and the alternative pathways to development.


Statement, July 2018

Presentation of Dr. Carlos Correa, Executive Director of the South Centre, at the G77 and China Briefing

Below is the statement of the new Executive Director of the South Centre Dr. Carlos M. Correa during his first meeting with the Group of 77 and China held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 11 July 2018. 


Statement, July 2018

Message from Carlos M. Correa, Executive Director

Statement from the newly appointed Executive Director of the South Centre, Dr. Carlos M. Correa, who started his term on 1 July 2018.


Statement, May 2018

South Centre Statement at the Meeting of Ministers of Health of the Member States of the Non-Aligned Movement

The South Centre reiterates its commitment to support the Non-Aligned countries so that there is close and effective cooperation among developing countries to strengthen a global health agenda. WHO was created as an international public agency in the service of global health. Recovering and reinforcing this role should be the work of all.



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