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The South-South Opportunity moves to Facebook!

Entering a new exciting stage, the South-South Opportunity is moving to Facebook and invites all members to come on board and like the dedicated SSO page.



Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on September 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Invitation for Asian countries - Learn Spanish as a foreign language in Colombia

In 2016 the Colombian Government offers up to 60 scholarships to tourist guides and undergraduate and graduate students from South-East Asian countries, members of FEALAC, interested in learning Spanish as a foreign language. The course will have duration of one academic semester (approximately 4 months, between August and November 2016), and will be held at Colombian universities renowned for the high quality of their Spanish courses. The deadine for applications is…


Added by Sandra Bibiana Buitrago on May 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Oportunidad en México - Buscan Coordinador/a de Programa de Cooperación AMEXCID-PNUD

Por considerar que puede ser de su interés, los invitamos a ingresar a la página   para consultar las bases de la siguiente oferta laboral en PNUD México:



Cierre de convocatoria: 14 abril 2016

Muchas gracias por su ayuda!

Added by Patricia Bordier on April 5, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

HLM3 calls for stronger country capacities to share knowledge, contribute to global development

On 30-31 March 2016, more than 400 high-level representatives from 66 countries and 11 multilateral institutions gathered in Washington DC for the Third High-Level Meeting on Country-led Knowledge Sharing. Following previous events in Bali/Indonesia in 2012 and…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on April 1, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Convocatoria PNUD: Consultoría para estrategia de implementación de ODS

Hola muy buen día,


Por considerar que puede ser de su interés, los invitamos a ingresar a la página  para consultar las bases de la siguiente convocatoria:


Consultoría para desarrollar la estrategia de implementación de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) en México


Agradecemos de antemano la difusión que puedan dar a la presente.…


Added by Patricia Bordier on February 23, 2016 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Llamada para artículos y Conferencia sobre Cooperación Sur-Sur: Problemas y Desafíos Emergentes (10-11 marzo 2016)

El think-tank indio Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries (RIS) será el anfitrión de una importante conferencia SSC el 10-11 de Marzo en Nueva Delhi.

En preparación para la conferencia, RIS invita investigadores de todo el mundo para contribuir con estudios de caso sobre la cooperación Sur-Sur. Los estudios de caso deberían describir la experiencia, la forma en que cubre los principios del SSC y los…


Added by Karin Costa Vazquez on January 26, 2016 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Call for Papers & Conference on South-South Cooperation: Issues and Emerging Challenges (10-11 March 2016)

The Indian think-tank Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries (RIS) will be hosting a major SSC conference on 10-11 March in New Delhi. 
In preparation for the conference, RIS is inviting researchers worldwide to contribute with case studies on SSCThe case studies should describe the experience, how it covers the SSC principles (e.g respect for sovereignty, mutual…

Added by Karin Costa Vazquez on January 26, 2016 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Africa Regional Conference, Nairobi, Kenya (March 03-04 2016)

Strathmore Business School

March 03-04

Nairobi, Kenya

The Africa Regional Conference 2016 aims to discuss the potential for building and consolidating partnership between India and Africa…


Added by Shilpi Jain on January 15, 2016 at 1:01am — No Comments

South-South experience to support Colombia's peace process - Exciting consultancy opportunities in Azerbaijan, Colombia, El Salvador, the Philippines and Rwanda

In a historic step and ending decades of internal conflict, Colombia is moving towards signing the peace agreements tentatively in March 2016. In the meantime, the country is getting ready for the peacebuilding process, particularly in areas deeply affected by the conflict. One key initiative is a mapping of emerging peacebuilding practices led by the Colombian Presidential Agency of International Cooperation (…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on November 25, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

LAC governments launch Guidelines for Triangular Cooperation

In more than three years of joint analysis and decision-making, the Iberoamerican Program for Strengthening South-South Cooperation (PIFCSS) has just published the long-expected…


Added by MultiPolar on November 11, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

How does Organizational Knowledge Sharing contribute to development? – Insights from a session with M&E experts at the World Bank

Measuring the results and impact of capacity development has been at the center of reflections, analysis and operational tools of the World Bank Group and many other international organizations. Due to its long-standing commitment with knowledge and learning, particularly the WBG’s Leadership, Learning and Innovation (LLI) Vicepresidency has spearheaded efforts in this area. One key example is the Capacity Development Results Framework (CDRF) launched in 2009. Today,…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on November 11, 2015 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Consultoría Publicación sobre buenas prácticas de cooperación del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en México

Buen día,

Les invitamos a ingresar a la página …


Added by Patricia Bordier on October 14, 2015 at 7:09pm — No Comments

South-South Cooperation in Health: Promoting technology transfer for Medical Devices

By Dr Dinesh Agarwal

The updated  global strategy for  women, children and adolescent health  is under finalisation  and would replace earlier strategy for every mother and every child  from UN Secretary General. This strategy builds on new evidence including need to focus on critical population groups such as newborns, adolescents and population in conflict situations.  Existing inter governmental forums such as Partners in population and development, covers…


Added by Shilpi Jain on September 11, 2015 at 3:24am — No Comments

Celebrating South South Development Cooperation: Role of India

By Geethanjali Nataraj


Every year, September 12, is celebrated as the South South Cooperation day to commemorate the adoption in 1978 of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Promoting and Implementing Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries which lies at the heart of south south cooperation.

South South Cooperation in its entirety refers to collaboration among countries of the South in all domains including economic,…


Added by Shilpi Jain on September 11, 2015 at 2:45am — No Comments

Promoting Women’s Empowerment through South-South Cooperation

By Dr N. Hamsa & Divashri Mathur

Since the early 1990s, SHGs in India have emerged as a dominant ‘community based institutional model’ that provides basic financial services to its member, especially women, and helps them progressively reduce social and financial vulnerability.…


Added by Shilpi Jain on September 10, 2015 at 6:27am — No Comments

Partnering Progress to Address Food Security, Resource Scarcity and Climate Change

By Dr Indira Khurana

As the world inches towards an ‘official’ signing of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) later this month (September 2015), it is important to focus on Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

Partnerships were key in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals as well. Most efforts unfortunately were restricted to technology transfer as a…


Added by Shilpi Jain on September 9, 2015 at 12:02am — No Comments

UNDP Call "Mapping of cooperation activities of subnational players in Mexico"

Please visit  …


Added by Patricia Bordier on September 3, 2015 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Convocatoria "Mapeo sobre proyectos de CID de actores subnacionales en México"

Los invitamos a ingresar a la página para consultar las bases…


Added by Patricia Bordier on September 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Advocacy Through Targeted Dissemination: The Knowledge Partnership (KPP) Approach

An initiative to explore and showcase India's success in meeting development challenges in terms of policy and practice, the "Knowledge Sharing" approach through the Knowledge Partnership Programme aims at gathering and uptake of evidence on issues central to India's impact on global poverty and promote sharing of Indian evidence, best practice and expertise with Low Income Countries in order to facilitate evidence…


Added by Shilpi Jain on September 3, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Monthly Archives










South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism. First online portal dedicated to SSC for 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)


IDB  Magazine - Regional Public Goods: An innovative approach to South-South Cooperation, 2014 version here in English and Spanish.

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



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