Publications

January 25, 2022

Trends, Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Sustainable Development: Strengthening South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Context (DG Forum 2021 Summary)

The High-level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation (DG Forum) is a platform for national development cooperation agencies and institutions implementing South-South and triangular cooperation. Other stakeholders and practitioners of South-South and triangular cooperation are also invited to the […]
January 25, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: The Role of Southern-Based Development Finance Institutions in South-South Cooperation and Mobilization of the Private Sector for Sustainable Development

Addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals requires thorough consideration by governments, public and private institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders. The variance in the level of development of countries from the global South, and the connections between them, […]
January 25, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Least Developed Country Graduation – Can South‐South Cooperation Have a Positive Impact on Trade and Finance?

This report undertakes an in-depth examination of the potential role of South-South Cooperation (SSC) in supporting sustainable LDC graduation. Two avenues of SSC are considered: trade-related cooperation and extended support through concessional financial flows. It stresses that both avenues are […]
January 18, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: South-South Cooperation, An Opportunity to Fight Against Climate Change & Reduce Inequalities

Climate change is a global negative externality and nowadays it is considered as one of the biggest challenges on Earth. The scale of the efforts and coordination needed to alleviate climate change’s negative impacts are considerable. In this context, South-South […]
January 17, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Mapping South-South Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation for Theory and Practice

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains unequally distributed across the globe. Working from the perspective of access, equity and inclusion (AEI), the present study analyses the state […]
December 15, 2021

Overview of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (UNOSSC, 2021)

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) was established in 2017 as a practical manifestation of the spirit of solidarity that has historically guided the Government and people of India. It is centred on forming partnerships with other developing countries […]
November 10, 2021

Innovative Experiences of Cities on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)

Background Rising sea levels and extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and storms have heavy impacts on the infrastructure, livelihoods, and human health in cities. Cities around the world are spearheading innovative solutions in many areas of low-emission climate-resilient […]
October 25, 2021

2020-2021 ILO South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The ILO through its partnership’s department has launched 23 South-South and Triangular Cooperation projects across the five regions and the ITC-Turin office far the 2020-2021 biennium. These projects have touched on a wide range of topics, including employment services, women […]
October 12, 2021

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development – Vol. 3 (2020)

The year 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the creation of the United Nations and ushers in the Decade of Action to deliver the Global Goals by 2030. For the achievement of ambitious goals, South-South and triangular cooperation has been […]