September 17, 2021

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Scaling up Made-in-Africa Solutions

In collaboration with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, UNDP presents this joint publication “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Scaling up Made-in-Africa Solutions”. This publication contains codified African South-South development solutions and innovative solutions that have the potential […]
July 7, 2021

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development in SIDS — Advancing SAMOA Pathway and Achieving Sustainable Recovery

FOREWORD Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face a number of unique challenges. They are highly vulnerable to external economic and financial shocks — at least 35 per cent more than other developing countries, in part due to their remoteness and […]
May 19, 2021

COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Public Policy Leadership and Institutional Arrangements — 2021 Inter-regional Dialogue and Stocktaking for Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS (6-8 April 2021) — Summary Report

The ‘COVID-19 Response and Recovery: Public Policy Leadership and Institutional Arrangements — 2021 Inter-regional Dialogue and Stocktaking for Advancing SSTC in the Arab States, Europe and the CIS’, organised by the UNOSSC Division for Arab States, Europe and the CIS, […]
May 7, 2021

IsDB and South Center Advocate for Development of National Strategies for South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 06 May 2021 – The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Geneva-based South Center have strongly advocated for the formulation of national strategies for South-South and Triangular Cooperation. The two institutions made the call in a joint […]
March 24, 2021

Agenda 2063 and SDGs Implementation in Africa

This is the first report by the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to assess the governance mechanisms implementing the SDGs and Agenda 2063 at the continental level. Why is the APRM producing this report? The importance of good governance in […]
March 24, 2021


This preliminary report presents outcomes of a study conducted to examine Africa’s governance response to the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, (herein referred to as COVID-19 or the pandemic). It presents a summary of the immediate measures, and medium-term and long-term policy […]
February 8, 2021

South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation

Foreword The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is the specialized agency of the United Nations mandated to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID). This mandate is fully recognized in Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9) and […]
December 31, 2020

United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation – Results Report 2018-2019

The ambitions outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the outcome document of the second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) guide the work of the United Nations Fund for South-South Cooperation (UNFSSC). The BAPA+40 outcome […]
November 18, 2020

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Context of Food Security

Executive Summary The good practices presented in this compendium are based on the data collected during the Brazil Africa Forum 2019, an international event organized by the Brazil Africa Institute that gathered representatives of government, the private sector and civil […]
October 28, 2020

Designing for Impact South-South Trade and Investment

Foreword by the International Trade Centre The international community gathered in Buenos Aires in March 2019 to renew its commitment to South-South trade and investment at the Second High-level Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40. For the first time […]
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 […]