The European Commission’s multiannual financial framework 2014-2020, have decided to reduce bilateral development aid funds for 19 countries starting in 2014. Nine countries of the South American region are included: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Although this response has been interpreted within the context of the most severe budget crisis of member countries of the European Commission (EC), the decision is based in two technical…Continue
The IUCN ( International Union for Conservation of Nature) is currently working for the World Conservation Congress that will take place from 6 -15 September 2012 in Korea. In one of their forum sessions have stressed the relevance of biodiversity conservation in the context of SSC. See the first brief outline about this important aspect:
Please, have a look of this video and the interested comments of Dr Luis Aragon, UNESCO Chairholder,analyzing the complexity of north-south relationships,particularly stressing the role of south countries.
"....The relationship from the south to the north is even weaker. Cooperation is not just receiving, you have also to give something and make the equilibrium...."