Publications

September 22, 2022

2022 Report of the UN Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

Summary The present report is submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 76/221, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to prepare a comprehensive report on the state of South-South cooperation. It highlights the follow-up to the second High-level United […]
August 31, 2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development – Vol. 4 (2022)

  Unprecedented challenges have arisen in the first years of the Decade of Action for the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030: the Covid-19 pandemic, climate crises and war in the Ukraine are among other hardships threatening […]
August 4, 2022

FAO – South-South and triangular cooperation in agricultural development (2022)

This publication provides insight into the key features of South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) and how FAO has applied it to the delivery of its mission. The case studies showcase how SSTC has contributed to alleviating hunger and malnutrition in […]
May 6, 2022

SPOTLIGHTING: Cities and Other Sub-National COVID-19 Responses for South-South and Triangular Cooperation (UNOSSC-UNDRR, 2022)

“SPOTLIGHTING: Cities and Other Sub-National COVID-19 Responses for South-South and Triangular Cooperation” is the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under its South-South Cities Project framework, and the United Nations Office for Disaster […]
March 23, 2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goal on Good Health and Well-being (2022)

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages (SDG 3) is not only a fundamental right and a crucial development goal, but it is also front and centre of the global COVID-19 pandemic. To achieve sustainable development, […]
March 18, 2022

The United Nations’ Role in the Evolution of Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries, South-South Cooperation, and Triangular Cooperation: Real or Cosmetic Approaches to Development Cooperation?

  Various parts of the United Nations (UN) system have been part of the definition and implementation of technical cooperation among developing countries (TCDC), South-South cooperation (SSC) and triangular cooperation (TrC) over the years since the Buenos Aires Plan of […]
March 16, 2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Least Developed Countries (2022)

This publication on “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action to Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Development” is a prime reflection of effective South-South and triangular collaboration practices that have bred innovative development […]
February 7, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Big Data’s Role in Broadening Financial Inclusion in the Global South

Consumer and business finance companies and microcredit organizations have had limited success in serving the needs of economically-active low-income families and micro-enterprises in Southern countries. Recent advances in computing and telecommunications technology are dramatically transforming this landscape by changing the […]
January 28, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Catalyzing the Contribution of the New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to the Sustainable Development Goals

The New Development Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank models of multilateral development finance bring to life an Asian approach to South-South cooperation that relies on infrastructure development to catalyze industrialization, spur economic growth, and ultimately help countries to […]