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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"

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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

Building Partnerships for South -South Cooperation

By Daljeet Kaur

August 2015

Considering the increased focus on South-South Cooperation development dialogue and India’s long standing presence in assisting development in various regions of the world, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) is implementing a new model of cooperation support in India.…


Added by Shilpi Jain on August 11, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

United Nations Strategy Forum on Scaling Up Support to SSC

Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (SSC), the High-level Multi-stakeholders Strategy Forum will be held on 25-26 August 2015 in Macao, China, focusing on the theme “Scaling-up Global Support for South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Context of the Post-2015 Development…


Added by MultiPolar on July 28, 2015 at 10:06am — No Comments

New WFP Policy on South-South Cooperation!

What's new in WFP on South-South Cooperation?

Since May 2015, WFP has adopted a new Policy on South-South and Triangular Cooperation.

Supporting South-South and Triangular Cooperation is an opportunity for WFP to expand its engagement with developing countries, including middle income countries, on the objectives of the Zero Hunger Challenge,…


Added by Carola Kenngott on July 15, 2015 at 9:51am — No Comments

How to Build a Striving Knowledge Sharing Institution – A “Fishbowl” with MAAIF Uganda

Entering a new stage of the ongoing support to country institutions, the World Bank (WB) hosted during the first week of May a unique event with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) of Uganda. Held in Washington DC, representatives…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on May 26, 2015 at 1:54pm — No Comments

La Red de Centros de Investigación del Sur (NeST) en Acción - Cómo Analizar el Impacto de la Cooperación Sur-Sur

El 2015 ha arrancado con novedades muy importantes para la academía del Sur, activa en la cooperación Sur-Sur y triangular. Recogiendo las lecciones de fórmulas anteriores - en particular del Grupo de Trabajo sobre la Cooperación Sur-Sur (GT-CSS), el G20…


Added by MultiPolar on March 2, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Network of Southern Think Tanks (NeST) in Action - How to Measure SSC Impact

The new year has started with great news for Southern academia working on South-South and triangular cooperation. Building up on previous attempts - notably of the now extinct Task Team on South-South Cooperation (TT-SSC), the G20 and the subsequent …


Added by MultiPolar on March 2, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Attracting impact investment funds in development projects in low income or economic distressed communities in developing countries

Impact Investment Funds have tripled in the last 12 months in many countries. Some sectors, geographies and industries have drawn more attention and received more of such investments than others. But still impact investment funds have not reached the popularity they could get in the Global South.... Maybe professional fund managers with expertise in areas like clean energy, education technology, and advanced manufacturing as well as those looking for 'off the beaten path' gems could help…


Added by Doningnon Soro on January 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How South-South Cooperation can become a driver for food security in Malawi

Interesting messages are evolving from the experiences of the “Purchase from Africans for Africa” Programme in

Malawi - a joint initiative between the World Food Programme, FAO and the Governments of Brazil and Malawi.

For further information, please see the following case study, which was presented as a background paper at the 2014 Global South-South Development Expo:…


Added by Carola Kenngott on January 20, 2015 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Key Take-Aways on South-South Cooperation and Middle-Income Countries from the High-level Meeting on Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico

Building on an e-consultation leading up to the High-level Meeting on Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico (2014), a couple of interesting messages have emerged on South-South Cooperation and the engagement with middle-income countries.

The following short article summarizes the key points.…


Added by Carola Kenngott on January 20, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

Gestión de Conocimientos en las Agencias de Cooperación - Publicación de AUCI Uruguay

Últimamente salen muchos estudios y publicaciones sobre la CSS, reflejo sin duda del dinamismo que vive este ámbito. En este contexto, en diciembre de 2014, la Agencia Uruguaya de Cooperación Internacional (AUCI) presentó el libro “La cooperación internacional para el desarrollo del Sur: Una visión desde Uruguay”.

Se trata de un documento que recoge la postura uruguaya sobre el sistema de cooperación internacional, con reflexiones oficiales y de especialistas invitados sobre temáticas…


Added by Christian Freres on January 9, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

Getting ready for Knowledge Sharing – FOSIS Chile’s experiences in partnership management and joint implementation

For the past 25 years, the Social Investment and Solidarity Fund (FOSIS, for its Spanish acronym) has been a key instrument for the Chilean government to implement ground-breaking social policies and programs benefitting the most vulnerable population in the country. At the same time, FOSIS constitutes a reference institution for its Latin America and the Caribbean homologues, and increasingly for partners in other…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on December 23, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

La Cooperación Sur-Sur: ¿Amor en tiempos del cólera?

El texto que sigue es un resumen de mi intervención en la presentación el 8 de diciembre de 2014 en el Instituto Mora (Ciudad de México) del libro De la diversidad a la consonancia: la cooperación sur-sur latinoamericana, coordinado por Citlali Ayala y…


Added by Rafael Domínguez on December 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Brasil Contra el Hambre. Iniciativas Internacionales del Gobierno de Lula da Silva

Desde la ascensión de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva a la Presidencia de Brasil en 2003, el impacto de las políticas públicas y los programas sociales implementados internamente transformaron al país en referencia internacional en materia de combate al hambre y en seguridad alimentaria y nutricional.

Las políticas de seguridad alimentaria y nutricional iniciadas en el gobierno Lula…


Added by Juliana Martínez Nacarato on October 31, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

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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.

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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