UN System Publications on South-South Cooperation

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Solidarity and The South – New Directions in Long-Term Development Finance (UNCTAD, 2017)

  The world of long-term development finance created a new centre of gravity in recent years, based in the south and oriented to the south. This new, Southern-led landscape of development finance is potentially one of the most significant trends […]

Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development – Vol. 2 (2018) – In Seven Languages

The “Good Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable Development Vol 2” publication – available in the six official UN languages, plus Portuguese – features Southern good practices that are relevant to the implementation of all 17 SDGs. They illustrate the central […]

Mapping South-South Cooperation in ASEAN (2018)

  This publication is a collaborative endeavour initiated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, the ASEAN Secretariat and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).    

Role of South-South cooperation and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Challenges and opportunities – Report of the Secretary-General

Summary The present report is being submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolutions 71/244 of 21 December 2016, and to resolution 71/318 of 28 August 2017, by which the Assembly decided to convene a second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South […]

High-level Forum of DGs for Development Cooperation – Voices of SSTrC Practitioners and the Road towards BAPA+40 (2017)

  FOREWORD   The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with their 169 targets came into effect in January 2016 as the common international goals, applicable not only for developing countries but for all the countries on the planet. They are […]

2018 Report of the Secretary-General on the State of South-South Cooperation

Summary The present report is submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 72/237, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to it, at its seventy-third session, a comprehensive report on the state of South-South cooperation. The report focuses […]

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 […]

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 […]

ILO South–South and triangular cooperation and decent work: Recent developments and future steps

This document reports on the implementation of the ILO South–South and triangular cooperation (SSTC) strategy adopted by the Governing Body in March 2012, and proposes future SSTC steps, with a view to informing the forthcoming general discussion on effective development […]

Catalogue of Costa Rica’s Technical Cooperation of Children and Adolescent’s Programs

The Catalogue documents policy and project initiatives focused on the compliance of children’s rights for encouraging child-focused technical cooperation among countries. Based on already existing and demonstrated initiatives, it promotes South-South and triangular exchange of successful experiences, which were chosen […]

New UNICEF publication: Good and promising practices in South-South Cooperation for Children

This is the first UNICEF global publication showcasing examples of how South-South Cooperation contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for children. The ten good and promising practices featured here demonstrate how different South-South Cooperation modalities have been used to […]