Climate Action Publications


Innovative Experiences of Cities on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action through South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC)

Background Rising sea levels and extreme weather events such as floods, droughts and storms have heavy impacts on the infrastructure, livelihoods, and human health in cities. Cities around the world are spearheading innovative solutions in many areas of low-emission climate-resilient […]
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City-to-City Partnerships and South-South and Triangular Cooperation on Sustainable Urban Development

FOREWORD This report is published at a time when South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) and sustainable urban development are increasingly recognized as important means for implementing the Paris Agreement (UNFCCC 2015) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its […]
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South-South and Triangular Cooperation on the Bioeconomy in light of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The scale of the challenges associated with sustainable development and climate change are global in nature. 2015 was a landmark year for charting a new era of sustainable development with the world embracing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable […]
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Potential of South-South Triangular Cooperation

FOREWORD The immediate impacts of climate change are clearwhen we consider the destruction that extreme weather brings to families, communities, economies and infrastructure. The long-term impacts of climate change, however, are much more extensive and are connected to almost all […]

Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future: An initial overview of SSC on climate change in the context of sustainable development and efforts to eradicate poverty (2017)

This report, titled “Climate Partnerships for a Sustainable Future,” is a joint publication of United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the South Centre (SC – It has been commissioned by the United Nations Southern Climate Partnership Incubator […]

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 […]

UN Report Highlights South-South Cooperation in Achievement of Climate, Development Goals

South-South cooperation (SSC) as a complementary means of implementation provides great opportunities for developing countries to advance sustainable development pathways, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change, individual Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the Sustainable Development Goals of […]

UNOSSC and Thailand Launch South-South in Action Series

12 January 2017 New York – The first volume of the South-South in Action series, jointly published by the Royal Thai Government and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), was launched during a panel discussion at United Nations […]