Highlighted Publications

April 26, 2024

IsDB Special Edition SDGs Digest: Cherishing our Past Charting our Future (2024)

This edition of SDGs Digest comprises articles about collective action and forward-thinking solutions, as IsDB continues to steer through the complexities of global development with wisdom, compassion, and a steadfast commitment to building a better world for all. It features […]
December 8, 2023

Guidelines for the Integration of South-South and Triangular Cooperation into the Country- and Regional-level Work of the United Nations Development System

Building on the broad recommendations, catalytic actions and performance indicators identified in the 2016 framework of operational guidelines on UN support to South-South and triangular cooperation (SSC/19/3)5 and consultations with UN entities and other partners, these Guidelines offer a step-by-step […]
December 7, 2023

Celebrating 40 Years of South-South Cooperation: Pérez-Guerrero Trust Fund (2023)

Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1983, the Pérez-Guerrero Trust Fund for South-South Cooperation (PGTF) has played a catalytic role in fostering sustainable development through South-South cooperation in developing countries. Over the past four decades, PGTF has been […]
December 6, 2023

Experiences and Practices on Inclusive Sustainable Tourism in Cities and Localities in the Context of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (2023)

This pioneering work sheds light on an increasingly important aspect of our modern, interconnected world – inclusive sustainable tourism. The nexus of culture, economics, and sustainable development is more pertinent than ever, particularly for the cities and localities that can […]
November 28, 2023

India-UN Fund – Year-in-review Report (Nov 2023)

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund, a $150 million financial mechanism, champions innovative, Southerndriven, demand-responsive and transformative sustainable development initiatives across the developing world. Remarkably, within just six years, the Fund has cultivated a portfolio of 76 development projects, collaborating with […]
November 15, 2023

World Food Programme South-South and Triangular Cooperation Policy Update (2023)

The South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) policy update, approved by the Executive Board in July 2023, represents a significant leap forward in WFP’s commitment to supporting and empowering the Global South countries in sharing, adapting and implementing zero hunger solutions […]
October 24, 2023

Triangular Cooperation with the Arab Region – Policies, Perspectives and Practices of Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Members (2023)

Initiated in response to interest expressed by Arab states, the study examines the policies, perspectives, and practices of Development Assistance Committee (DAC) members at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) concerning triangular cooperation, followed by a focus on […]
September 6, 2023

2023 Report of the UN Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

July 14, 2023

Handbook on Integrating South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Voluntary National Reviews (2023)

  South-South and triangular cooperation are a valuable catalyst in galvanizing political will and in enhancing knowhow to implement the much needed economic and social reforms to rescue the SDGs. Recognizing this, countries are increasingly integrating South-South and triangular cooperation […]