The first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo 2014

Place : 
Doha, Qatar
Date : 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 to Thursday, February 20, 2014

The first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo will be held in Doha, Qatar, in 2014. It is co-organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and the United Nations Development Programme Regional Bureau for Arab States.

With the motto “Solutions to Action”, the first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo is designed to raise regional awareness by showcasing and scaling up the impact of successful evidence-based solutions crafted and tested by countries in the Arab States region in addressing development challenges pertinent to the needs and aspirations of the region. The three thematic focus areas of the Expo are youth and women’s employment, energy efficiency and renewable energy, and water and food security.

The main objective of the first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo is to serve as a platform for matching capacities of the solution providers with the needs of the solution seekers, which will potentially lead to practical exchanges of South-South solutions and experiences in the region. It is an opportunity for countries in the Arab States region to share achievements and replicate successes in the context of the production, marketing and transfer of solutions in response to shared development challenges.

For more information: http://southsouthworld.org