event-programme

GLOBAL SOUTH-SOUTH DEVELOPMENT EXPO 2022
Programme for in-person/hybrid events (12-14 September 2022)
UNCC Bangkok, Thailand

DAY 1 – 12 Sept 2022
10:00am - 10:30am GSSD EXPO OPENING CEREMONY
10:30am - 10:45am Inauguration of Exhibition Floor (VIP only)
10:45am - 12:00pm Leadership Roundtable 1 by Thailand
12:00pm - 12:45pm Special Event: IBSA Exhibit Launch
12:45pm - 13:45pm LUNCH
14:00pm - 15:15pm Thematic Solution Forum 1:
South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Maritime Transport and a Green Recovery (IMO and ESCAP)

Thematic Solution Forum 2:
Accelerating the Learning Recovery and Transforming Education in Southeast Asia through Multistakeholder Partnerships (SDG 4) (UNESCO)

Asia Pacific Director General Forum

Practice Session:
Youth4South and Digital Innovation Challenge (ITU & UNOSSC)- Workshop on Pitching
15:15pm - 15:30pm Coffee Break
15:30pm - 16:45pm

Thematic Solution Forum 3:
Maternal Health in the Context of COVID-19 and beyond: (UNFPA)

Thematic Solution Forum 4
South-South Economic Integration for Sustainable Recovery (UNCTAD)


Asia Pacific Director General Forum

Practice Session:
Youth4South and Digital Innovation Challenge (ITU & UNOSSC)- Workshop on Pitching

16:45pm - 18:00pm Thematic Solution Forum 5:
Joint initiative for Home-Grown School feeding, Unlocking the potential of national home-grown school meals programmes to transform local food systems and support pandemic recovery through SSTC (FAO,WFP, IFAD)

Side Event:
South-South and Triangular Cooperation and the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Science and Technology: Harnessing the Power of the Atom to Support COVID-19 Recovery and Address Global Challenges (IAEA)

Asia Pacific Director General Forum

(Karaoke) Practice Session:
Youth4South and Digital Innovation Challenge (ITU & UNOSSC)- Workshop on Pitching
18:00pm - 19:00pm UN Day for South-South Cooperation
& Launch of Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development Vol. 4
DAY 2 – 13 Sept 2022
9:00am - 10:15am Leadership Roundtable 2 by ESCAP
10:15am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - 11:45am Thematic Solution Forum 6:
Scaling up Conservation Agriculture to accelerate agri-food systems transformation in the Global South (FAO)

Thematic Solution Forum 7:
Social Protection & Health (ESCAP)
11:45am - 13:00pm

Thematic Solution Forum 8:
SSTC and post pandemic resilience in the world of work (ILO)


Thematic Solution Forum 9:
Maximizing the role of South-South Cooperation in achieving Universal Health Coverage: Showcasing the EMTCT of HIV & syphilis (PAHO, UNICEF)


Side Event:
Promoting South-South and Triangular Cooperation as a crisis response mechanism (IFAD)

Training and Interaction Youth4South and Digital Innovation Challenge (ITU & UNOSSC)- Rehearsal for Pitching

13:00pm - 14:00pm Coffee Break
14:00pm - 15:15pm Thematic Solution Forum 10:
Local Transformative Finance is Development Finance: SDG Cities and the unlocking sub-national finance for sustainable development and transformation in the global south (UNCDF)

Side Event:
Measuring South-South cooperation: United Nations global, voluntary framework to measure South-South cooperation (UNCTAD)

Side Event:
CoWIN - A digital revolution winning over COVID-19 (Government of India & UNDP India)

Training and Interaction Youth4South and Digital Innovation Challenge (ITU & UNOSSC)- Rehearsal for Pitching
15:15pm - 15:30pm Coffee Break
15:30pm - 16:45pm Thematic Solution Forum 11:
The role of SSTC in strengthening social protection systems and access to child allowances especially in the context of COVID-19 recovery (UNICEF)

Side Event:
Triangular Cooperation: A modality for the Asian Century (Germany and GPI)

Side Event:
The Role of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) in Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus (STEPI & Republic of Korea)

Video-recording of ITU Digital Innovation Challenge (closed event)
16:45pm - 18:00pm Side Event:
Workshop on Effective Matchmaking for Public Service Innovations through South-South Network (SSN4PSI)

Side Event:
SSC dialogues and learning in Africa: powerful tool to improve food security and nutrition (WFP CERFAM)

Side Event:
Overcoming Challenges for Sustainable Energy Transition and Exploring Opportunities through South-South Cooperation (UNECE, ESCAP & ESCWA)
DAY 3 – 14 Sept 2022
9:00am - 10:15am UNOSSC Leadership Roundtable
10:15am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - 11:45am

11:45am - 13:00pm
Global Director General Forum

Side Event:
South-South Entrepreneurship Academy (UNOSSC)
13:00pm - 14:00pm LUNCH
14:00pm - 15:15pm Global Director General Forum

Youth4South Entrepreneurship Competition & Digital Innovation Challenge (Government of Thailand, ESCAP, ITU, UNOSSC)
15:15pm - 15:30pm Coffee Break
15:30pm - 16:45pm Global Director General Forum

Youth4South Entrepreneurship Competition & Digital Innovation Challenge (Government of Thailand, ESCAP, ITU, UNOSSC)

Side Event:
Role of NGOs and CSOs (Global One, ANCSSC)
16:45pm - 18:00pm GSSD Expo Closing
18:00pm - 20:00pm GSSD Expo 2022 Networking Night