SC, UNCTAD and ILO Joint Meeting, May 2019

Title: How will the post BAPA+40 era further contribute to the attainment of the 2030 Agenda?

Date: 23 May 2019, 10h00 to 13h00

Venue: Room XIV (Door A-18, first floor), Palais des Nations, Geneva

Organizers: South Centre, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and International Labor Organization (ILO)

The South Centre, United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a meeting for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office and to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other International Organizations in Geneva. The meeting will brief them about the process, the main issues which were deliberated during the negotiation, the views expressed and the outcome of the BAPA+40 conference. The main actions that could be implemented to further promote SSC as well as triangular cooperation for the purpose of the attainment of the 2030 Agenda of sustainable development will also be discussed, bearing in mind that though SSC has been recognized as an important element of international cooperation for development; it is a complement to, not a substitute for, North-South cooperation. Lastly, the meeting is also a platform to exchange ideas and share views, among members of the Geneva diplomatic circle, development agencies, other institutions and stakeholders regarding the future direction for SSC and triangular cooperation and the main challenges to be faced.

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