Thematic Solution Forum 7, Global South-South Development Expo 2022
As part of the Global South-South Development Expo to be held from 12 to 14 September 2022 (jointly with UNOSSC and the Government of Thailand), ESCAP in collaboration with the UNDP and WHO will convene a Thematic Solution Forum on Social Protection and Health: South-South and Triangular Cooperation to Enhance Capacity to Produce and Deliver Vaccines on 13 September 2022 from 09.00-10.15 hours (GMT+7) at the Conference Room 3, United Nations Conference Centre, and online.
In this hybrid session, leading academics, industry experts and policymakers will discuss how to leverage the tremendous potential of South-South and Triangular Cooperation to help countries in the global south scale up responses to global health crises such as COVID-19 and develop solutions tailored to different needs and contexts.
- Underscore the tremendous potential of South-South and Triangular Cooperation to help countries in the global south scale up responses to global crises such as COVID-19 and develop solutions tailored to their needs and context
- Highlight the range of cross-border issues that affect affordable and equitable access to essential vaccines and present possibilities for regional cooperation to enhance such access
- Serve as preparatory discussion ahead of the launch of the ESCAP Development Account project (15th Tranche) on Regional Integration and Cooperation to Promote Affordable and Equitable Access to Vaccines, Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific
- Provide a platform for countries in Asia-Pacific and beyond to deepen their engagement in SSTrC to strengthen their health system resilience and boost readiness to produce and deliver vaccines
Policymakers, industry experts from multiple sectors including health, relevant international organizations, academia, GSSD participants
Venue: ESCAP Conference Room 3 (in-person), ZOOM (online)
For onsite participation, please pre-register through https://indico.un.org/e/GSSD_EXPO
For online participation, please register through https://undp.zoom.us/j/83656246854
For more information on the Global South-South Development Expo 2022, please go to https://virtual-expo.southsouth-galaxy.org/