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WEBINAR WITH ACI MEDELLIN

In a webinar to be held on Thursday 2 October 2014, María Luisa Zapata, Deputy Director for Knowledge Management at the Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellin (Colombia) will share high-value insights on how ACI is becoming an Urban Knowledge Hub.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from one of the most dynamic local South-South institutions in Latin America! Click here to join the webinar on 2 October. Times zones and more info here (also in this pdf).

G77 CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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)

RESULTS FROM THE HLM2 ON KNOWLEDGE HUBS

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 ::

MANAGING TRIANGULAR COOPERATION

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]

ECOSOC’s Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)

Country Strategies of Southern Cooperation Agencies: a Knowledge Exchange

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 prepared by Carola Kenngott.

GOOD PRACTICES ON SOUTH-SOUTH AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION

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.

 

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UPDATES

A study on "Enhancing Management Practices in South-South and Triangular Cooperation" [pdf here] commissioned by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and JICA, was launched at the 2013 Global South-South Development Expo in Nairobi.

South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism. First online portal dedicated to SSC in the field of sustainable development.

Mapping Multilateral Support to South-South Cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards Collaborative Approaches. UNDP, 2011. Download PDF (English version) (Versión en Español)

 

Articulação SULSouth-South Cooperation Research and Policy Center in São Paulo, hosted by the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (Cebrap)

Development Policy Blog: Networking can promote knowledge exchange and cooperation on development. By: Maree Tait

IDB  Magazine - Regional Public Goods: An innovative approach to South-South Cooperation (English) (Español)

Using Knowledge Exchange for Capacity Development: What Works in Global Practice? KDI and The World Bank Institute

Humanizing Development Gallery. Images from the Global Photography Campaign by IPC-IG/UNDP

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