Secretary General Patricia Scotland signs new MOU with UN General Assembly today in New York, media news report said

Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland Credit: Commonwealth.org

According to media news report, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland today signed a new agreement with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in the margins of United General Assembly in New York, media news report said.

Reportedly the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organisations aims to boost collaboration among countries of the Global South-nations classified as developing or least developed.

The MOU will help the Commonwealth Secretariat and UNOSSC to work more closely together towards accelerating economic development by promoting partnerships, coordinated activities, south-South knowledge sharing, and scaling up and showcasing development solutions from the Global South. It will cover a range of ares, said media news reports.

-AENNS – 28 September 2018