October 12, 2022

Trilateral South-South Cooperation: The trajectory of a shared learning journey (2022)

This publication discusses Trilateral South-South Cooperation (TSSC) between the IBSA Fund, the government of Angola and UNICEF, supported by the United Nations Office on South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC). Implemented within the area of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and in line […]
October 7, 2022

India-UN Fund – Year-in-review Report (Oct 2022)

The year 2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the India-UN Partnership Development Fund, a landmark moment to reflect on how the vision for South-South collaboration ingrained in the ambition and design of the Fund gained reach across the Global South […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 12, 2018

UNESCO – South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Action (2018)

FOREWORDS UNESCO and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) are pleased to jointly present this edition of South-South in Action (SSiA). It is UNESCO’s first dedicated report on South-South and triangular cooperation, and presents an overall picture of […]
May 7, 2018

From Cuba to the World (2018)

For Cuba, cooperation with other countries has been an essential component of its foreign policy for more than five decades. Throughout these years Cuba has been cooperating with Latin American, African and Asian countries, regardless of their socio-political systems and […]
November 29, 2017

Fragile-to-Fragile Cooperation – Voluntarism, Cooperation and Solidarity (2017)

FOREWORDS The g7+ is an intergovernmental association of countries affected by conflict and fragility, which have come together to support each other in the transition to resilience and to the next stages of development. We do this by coordinating our […]
November 26, 2017

The Union for the Mediterranean – An Action-driven Organization for Regional Cooperation and Development (2017)

FOREWORDS Recent years have demonstrated that the scope and scale of the challenges we face in the Euro- Mediterranean region, relating to security, irregular migration, unemployment and climate change, require a swift, balanced and concerted approach. However, while these challenges […]
November 14, 2017

Inspiring Sustainable Development with Bamboo – INBAR (2017)

FOREWORDS The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) is a unique multilateral international organization. It is the only intergovernmental organization that focuses on bamboo and rattan – two groups of plants that grow naturally in the tropical belt, though bamboo […]
September 25, 2017

The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States – The Turkic Council (2017)

FOREWORDS South-South cooperation presents a dynamic and innovative toolbox to surmount today’s challenges in the development ecosystem and to serve as an important toolbox to address the needs of people. This toolbox that values partnership among equals based on the […]
September 20, 2017

Citizen-Friendly Public Service Innovation in Bangladesh (2017)

FOREWORDS In his first address at the UN General Assembly in 1974, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman spoke passionately about the need for countries to come together to build “…a world where human creativity and the great […]
January 12, 2017

Sustainability in Thailand – Experience for Developing Countries (2017)

FOREWORDS For some time now, South-South cooperation has been gaining momentum in the official development ecosystem. The rich diversity of the South provides an excellent opportunity for developing countries to forge mutually beneficial partnerships in our common endeavour to achieve […]