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Conmemorating the 50th Anniversay of the G77's founding in 1964, the South Center has launched a special bulletin looking into history and presence of the grouping. It gives a timely and interesting overview on the outcomes of the recent G77 summit in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (14-16 June 2014).
Read the Special Bulletin here (pdf)
On 23-26 June 2014, more than 500 representatives from 76 countries gathered in Seoul (Korea) to share practice-based initiatives to scale up Knowledge Sharing (KS) during the Second High-Level Meeting on Knowledge Hubs. As a critical milestone in the global quest for stronger KS institutions, the event provided insights into organizational and operational innovations, leading to a number of next steps reflected in the Seoul Communiqué (pdf here).
:: Learn more about the results of the HLM2 :: No deje de consultar algunos de los resultados clave del HLM2 :: Check out the Seoul Communiqué and the final agenda :: Become a member of our sister community at knowledgehubs.org ::
Entre el 4 y 6 de diciembre se celebró en El Salvador el taller "Avances y Retos para la Gestión de la Cooperación Triangular en Iberoamérica", organizado por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de El Salvador y el Programa Iberoamericano para el Fortalecimiento de la Cooperación Sur-Sur. 22 técnicos de 16 países revisaron sus experiencias, y trabajaron conjuntamente en la elaboración de una Guía para la Gestión de la Cooperación Triangular. [ver resultados] [agenda pdf]
On 4-6 December 2012, 22 practitioners from 16 countries gathered in El Salvador to look into "Managing Triangular Cooperation: Progress and Challenges in Iberoamerica", in a workshop organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador and the Ibero-American Program for Strengthening South-South Cooperation. Country experiences were discussed, with a view to agreeing on a Guide to Managing Triangular Cooperation. [see the results, in Spanish] [agenda pdf]
During ECOSOC’s Development Cooperation Forum (DCF), on 5-6 July 2012 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, UNDP sponsored a side event on “Country Strategies of Southern Cooperation Agencies: a Knowledge Exchange”.
The aim was to highlight mechanisms for decision-making, as well as innovative partnership models and development approaches. See a quick summary
This document, resulting from two years of research and analysis coordinated by the TT-SSC in association with 28 Southern academic institutions, has been launched as a key input at the Busan HLF-4 and will guide the implementation of the Building Block on South-South and triangular cooperation [pdf].
The Good Practices are available as a download [pdf] here.