05 December 2011, Rome, Italy. FAO News Coordinator Erwin Northoff. Press conference following the opening of the Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) 2011, FAO headquarters (Iran Room). From 5 to 9 December 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) hosts the Global South-South Development Expo of the United Nations (GSSD Expo). The Expo is an annual multilateral event from the South and for the South organized every year by UNDP's Special Unit for South-South Cooperation.