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20–22 Mar 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina
America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires timezone


The second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation will be held in Buenos Aires, Republic of Argentina, from 20-22 March 2019 under the overarching theme "Role of South-South cooperation and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: challenges and opportunities".

The sub-themes of the Conference shall be (i) Comparative advantages and opportunities of South-South cooperation; (ii) Challenges and the strengthening of the institutional framework of South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation; (iii) Sharing of experiences, best practices and success stories; and (iv) Scaling up the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in support of South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation.

Accreditation for relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector and philanthropic organizations whose work is related to the High-level Conference, to participate in the Conference as observers was closed on 21 December 2018.

Please note that once the accreditation process is finalized, each participant will need to register separately to attend the High-level Conference. Individual registration for the Conference will be opened in the week of February 4, 2019.

Non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC - Individual registration will be open from 28 January to 15 February 2019 through the following link:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Please note that:

  • The United Nations does not provide assistance with visa applications.
  • The United Nations does not charge fees for participation in the event.
  • The deadline to apply for special accreditation is 21 December 2018.
  • Further information about the high-level meeting is available here: