Global South-South Development Expo 2017

When, local time: 
Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Turkey, Antalya
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Clare Stark, c.stark@unesco.org

UNESCO is participating in the Global South-South Development Expo 2017, hosted by the Republic of Turkey, from 27-30 November 2017 in Antalya, Turkey. The theme of this year's Expo is “South-South Cooperation in the Era of Economic, Social and Environmental Transformation: Road to the 40th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA+40)”.

UNESCO will participate in the following events during the Expo:
- High-level Opening Ceremony of the Expo, 27 November
- Thematic Solution Forum 1: Science, Technology and Innovation for Development on 27 November
- Leadership Round Table on South-South Cooperation for People and Planet on 28 November
- Directors-General and National Coordinating Authorities Forum on 30 November
- United Nations Stakeholder meeting on 30 November

UNESCO will also have an exhibition booth at the Expo to showcase how it is promoting South-South and Triangular Cooperation through education, the sciences, culture and communication and information