2017 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

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Summary

The present report, prepared in response to General Assembly resolution 71/244, assesses the concrete measures taken by the United Nations development system to improve its support to South-South cooperation initiatives at the national, regional and global levels over the reporting period (2016/17). In addition, it highlights a number of actions taken by the United Nations development system to further institutionalize South-South and triangular cooperation in its operational activities towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report concludes with recommendations on the way forward.