The South-South Cooperation Directors General Forum for Sustainable Development (DG Forum) is an annual event organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), in cooperation with co-hosting and sponsoring organizations. First launched in 2008, it has been an important advocacy tool and platform bringing together leaders from cooperation agencies and institutions of national governments and other partners and providing an opportunity to exchange views on South-South and triangular cooperation approaches and methodologies.