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 […]
January 28, 2022

South-South Ideas Paper: The Importance of South-South Cooperation in Strengthening Global South Trade, Investments and Regional Integration: A Contextual Overview

Constant shifts in the global reality have challenged human development to exceed average expectations. From tackling innovative sustainable growth barriers to managing the global upkeep with rapidly transforming digital technologies, there is a consistent need for economies to collaborate, innovate […]
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 […]
March 18, 2019

South-South Ideas – Report on the Potential for Monitoring and Evaluation of Special Economic Zones in Bangladesh (2019)

March 18, 2019

South-South Ideas – Renewable Energy in the Middle East and North Africa Region – Potential and Limits (2019)

March 18, 2019

South-South Ideas – Assessing Impact of South-South Cooperation – Variations in Perspectives (2019)

March 18, 2019

South-South Ideas – Analyzing Myanmar’S Opportunities and Challenges for Green Transformation through South-South Cooperation (2019)

March 18, 2019

South-South Ideas – How Coherent Are Trade and Investment Policies of the Southern Finance Providers? A Case Study on Indo-Bangla Lines of Credit (2019)

March 18, 2019

China South-South Development Center (2019)

China attaches great importance to South-South cooperation. As Chinese President Xi Jinping pointed out at the round table on 27 September 2015, South-South cooperation is a great pioneering measure uniting the developing countries for self-improvement and helping them to pave […]
March 17, 2019

South-South and Triangular Cooperation on Peace and Development (2019)

Executive Summary: South-South in Action on Peace and Development At the start of 2019, the world entered its fourth year of collective action toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The global vision laid out in the 2030 Agenda placed peace, prosperity and partnership […]
November 30, 2018

Scaling-up Private Sector Enterprises in OIC Member Countries – Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (2018)

It is a great honor and privilege for the Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) to be a part of this esteemed publication. The publication reflects the experience of the ICCIA across the OIC spectrum covering training programmes, […]
November 30, 2018

UNFPA: Sexual and Reproductive Health (2018)

November 27, 2018

Palestinian International Cooperation Agency: Solidarity through Cooperation and Development (2018)

On January 2016, H.E President Mahmoud Abbas established the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency (PICA) through a presidential decree; as a mechanism to share solidarity, show gratitude and promote contributions. Its creation is a reection of a deep faith in the […]
October 30, 2018

Human Welfare and Peace through Development of Science and Technology – Mustafa Science and Technology Foundation (2018)

Laying emphasis on the development of science and technology throughout the world by adopting a non- profit approach and maintaining full independence, the Mustafa(pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation (MSTF) has sought to celebrate the scientists of the Islamic world and […]
July 26, 2018

Pérez-Guerrero Trust Fund – PGTF (2018)

FOREWORDS Celebrating over three decades of operations, the Pérez-Guerrero Trust Fund for South-South Cooperation (PGTF) is a proven model and impactful tool for catalysing cooperation among developing countries. It is no surprise that the PGTF approach, its uniqueness and its […]
July 26, 2018

United Arab Emirates and the Global South-South Development Expo 2016

FOREWORDS In 2016, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) decided to create a space for United Nations Member States and other partners to collaborate with us in a unique way, to share their key innovations and successes – […]
July 16, 2018

MASHAV – 60 Years of Israeli Development Cooperation (2018)

FOREWORDS It is with great pride that I present to you this publication, on the auspicious occasion of the 60th anniversary of MASHAV, the Israeli international development and aid agency. Just imagine the scope and depth of vision of Foreign […]
June 28, 2018

Croatia – A Unique Bridge between North and South Development Cooperation (2018)

FOREWORDS Joseph Gene Petrić Assistant Minister for Trade and Development Ministry of Foreign and European Croatia is honoured to join the UNOSSC South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Action Series featuring inspiring and often less-known development stories by developing countries, regional […]