As part of the effort in working towards the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and promoting South-South Cooperation, the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC), together with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), and Tsinghua PBC School of Finance (PBCSF) will organize its annual South-South Financial Forum in Hong Kong on 10 December, 2018. The FCSSC, UNOSSC and PBCSF have noticed the recent changes driven by digital technologies to realize more prosperous and inclusive development, especially in the context of South-South Cooperation, therefore this year, the topic of the Forum will be “South-South Cooperation in a Digital World”. The Forum plans to invite representatives from relevant government departments, financial institutions, international organizations, experts and scholars, as well as related overseas and home enterprises that have participated in the “Digital World” construction.
This forum provides a communication platform for financial intelligence transformation, and focus on areas including increased advocacy for the role of new technology in achieving sustainable development, making technology more accessible to the developing countries and promoting South-South Cooperation in digital world and financial domain. The forum will also answer questions including “how to promote the transfer and diffusion of technology in developing countries, and learn from the digital experiences of emerging markets”.
Date：Monday, December 10, 2018
Time：Registration 08:30；Forum：09:00 – 16:00
Venue：Grand Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel
88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Finance Center for South-South Cooperation is a non-profit international organization registered and founded in Hong Kong. It is an integral platform set under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Agenda framework, specializing in production capacity cooperation, development experience exchange and financial services, in order to promote pragmatic cooperation and partnerships among governments of developing countries, private enterprises, multilateral development institutions and international development assistance organizations, as well as make valuable contributions to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The FCSSC has been in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC of the United Nations since 2017.
The United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) was established by the UN General Assembly in 1974 with a mandate to promote, coordinate and support South-South and triangular cooperation globally and within the United Nations system. UNOSSC receives policy directives and guidance from the General Assembly and through its subsidiary body, the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation. The Director has also been appointed Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation. UNOSSC provides policy coordination, strategic research, knowledge sharing, technical exchange, capacity development, partnership building and resource mobilization support to member states and institutional partners.
The PBC School of Finance (PBCSF), was founded on March 29, 2012 as a joint venture between the University and the People's Bank of China (PBC). It was built on the successes of the Graduate School of PBC, an esteemed school founded by the Central Bank in the early 1980s. With the mission of promoting excellence in the finance industry and financial regulation through top-notch education and cutting-edge research, Tsinghua PBCSF, following advanced education modes of international financial programs and business schools, is committed to building a world-class platform for financial education and finance and policy research.
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