Publications

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06/05/2022

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 […]
23/03/2022

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, […]
16/03/2022

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Least Developed Countries (2022)

This publication on “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation in LDCs: From the Istanbul Programme of Action to Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Development” is a prime reflection of effective South-South and triangular collaboration practices that have bred innovative development […]
07/02/2022

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 […]
28/01/2022

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 […]
28/01/2022

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 […]
25/01/2022

Trends, Opportunities and Challenges on the Path to Sustainable Development: Strengthening South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation in the COVID-19 Context (DG Forum 2021 Summary)

The High-level Forum of Directors General for Development Cooperation (DG Forum) is a platform for national development cooperation agencies and institutions implementing South-South and triangular cooperation. Other stakeholders and practitioners of South-South and triangular cooperation are also invited to the […]
25/01/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: The Role of Southern-Based Development Finance Institutions in South-South Cooperation and Mobilization of the Private Sector for Sustainable Development

Addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals requires thorough consideration by governments, public and private institutions, the private sector and other stakeholders. The variance in the level of development of countries from the global South, and the connections between them, […]
25/01/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Least Developed Country Graduation – Can South‐South Cooperation Have a Positive Impact on Trade and Finance?

This report undertakes an in-depth examination of the potential role of South-South Cooperation (SSC) in supporting sustainable LDC graduation. Two avenues of SSC are considered: trade-related cooperation and extended support through concessional financial flows. It stresses that both avenues are […]
18/01/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: South-South Cooperation, An Opportunity to Fight Against Climate Change & Reduce Inequalities

Climate change is a global negative externality and nowadays it is considered as one of the biggest challenges on Earth. The scale of the efforts and coordination needed to alleviate climate change’s negative impacts are considerable. In this context, South-South […]
17/01/2022

South-South Ideas Paper: Mapping South-South Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation for Theory and Practice

Science, technology, and innovation (STI) are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains unequally distributed across the globe. Working from the perspective of access, equity and inclusion (AEI), the present study analyses the state […]
15/12/2021

Overview of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (UNOSSC, 2021)

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund (India-UN Fund) was established in 2017 as a practical manifestation of the spirit of solidarity that has historically guided the Government and people of India. It is centred on forming partnerships with other developing countries […]