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Panamá: 1º ciclo de conferencias sobre Cooperación Sur Sur y Triangular

 

Se ha celebrado en Panamá, entre los días 4 a 6 de abril de 2011, el "Primer Ciclo de Conferencias sobre Cooperación Sur Sur y Triangular: oportunidades y desafíos para el desarrollo", organizado por la Dirección de Cooperación Técnica Internacional del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Panameño (MEF), con…

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Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on April 10, 2011 at 11:27am — 3 Comments

A Bank lends a hand

The agricultural sector in Tajikistan – the cotton sector in particular – is the largest employer and a critical part of the country’s economy. However, its development has been hindered by outdated agribusiness management skills, poor sector organization, and limited access to financial services. Cotton farmers remain poor and heavily indebted to private loan companies that provide financial packages through ginneries at high interest… Continue

Added by Anthony Karanja on April 7, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness (APDev) | Inspiring Change

The Africa Platform on Development Effectiveness brings consultation, coordination and a common voice to Africa's development perspectives, strategies and policies focusing on capacity development, aid effectiveness and south-south cooperation. Development effectiveness is the ability to achieve results that positively impact on people's lives and societies in a…

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Added by Jayne Musumba on April 7, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Ley de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo en México

http://dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5184958&fecha=06/04/2011

 

Aunque todavía no es quizá la mejor base jurídica, finalmente México institucionaliza su cooperación, creará Agencia, fomentará el registro y sistema de información, así como un Programa Nacional al respecto.

Added by Neydi Cruz on April 6, 2011 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Mexico will create by law its new Agency for International Development Cooperation

Mexico’s cooperation law provides the creation of Mexico’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID). Mexico cooperation Law has been created with the propose to attend Mexico’s reality as Donor and Recipient. AMEXCID will promote technical, scientific, cooperation, as well as education, culture, economic and financial cooperation. AMEXCID will be an independent Agency part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Added by Máximo Romero Jiménez on April 6, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Mexico's New Law on International Development Cooperation

On April 06, 2011, President Caldrón of Mexico published the Law of International Development Cooperation. It is an important step for Mexico.

Added by Máximo Romero Jiménez on April 6, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT: A LATIN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE

 

International cooperation refers to a group of actions and/or resources exchanged between actors from different countries, voluntarily and according to their own interests and strategies.

 

Robinson (2008) argues that international cooperation, by itself, cannot be catalogued as bad or god, because it is a type of human interaction that functions as a means to an end. In fact, the author proposes that this end is precisely what determines the value of a given act of…

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Added by Horacio Rodríguez Vázquez on March 29, 2011 at 7:38pm — No Comments

[TT-SSC case study] Caribbean Strategy - Preliminary findings (2): Transparency and information

After two weeks of conducting interviews in Bogotá, Honduras and Jamaica, we have identified interesting aspects regarding (1) ownership and mutual accountability, (2) transparency and information, (3) champions and (4) triangular cooperation.  The field work in both donor and recipient institutions, at both political and technical levels, has provided us with key information and data that allows a comprehensive analysis. After sharing with you our findings about ownership and mutual…

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Added by Sebastien Longhurst Delorme on March 29, 2011 at 1:43pm — No Comments

[TT-SSC case study] Mapas de Cooperación: El acceso a información en la modernización de los Sistemas Nacionales de Cooperación

Mapadecooperacion_secondblogpost_SM.pdf

 

Socio Oferente: Colombia

Socios de Intercambio: Paraguay, Perú y Uruguay

Equipo de Trabajo: Diego Franco Moreno, Sandra Muñoz Mejía, Diego Uscategui Leyva, Carolina…

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Added by Sandra Julieth Muñoz Mejía on March 29, 2011 at 7:40am — No Comments

[TT-SSC case study] Caribbean Strategy - Preliminary findings (1): Ownership and Mutual Accountability

After two weeks of conducting interviews in Bogotá, Honduras and Jamaica, we have identified interesting aspects regarding (1) ownership and mutual accountability, (2) transparency and information, (3) champions and (4) triangular cooperation.  The field work in both donor and recipient institutions, at both political and technical levels, has provided us with key information and data that allows a comprehensive analysis.   In the coming days we will be sharing with you our preliminary…

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Added by Marcela Wolff on March 28, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

[TT-SSC case study] Mapas de cooperación - Acceso a información en la modernización de los sistemas de cooperación

Socio oferente: Colombia

Socios de intercambio: Paraguay, Perú y Uruguay



MapadeCooperacion_firstblogpost_DF.pdf

 

CONTEXTO



Actualmente, la universidades de Antioquia (www.udea.edu.co) y Eafit (…

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Added by Diego Franco on March 27, 2011 at 11:47pm — No Comments

One year after, the Bogotá Process moves forward.

 

The Bogotá High-Level Event was in some way an experiment. The Accra Agenda for Action had acknowledged the contributions made by all development actors, and in particular the role of middle-income countries as both providers and recipients of aid. The AAA also recognized the importance and particularities of South-South…

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Added by Enrique Maruri on March 25, 2011 at 6:39pm — No Comments

INVITATION to March 30th Seminar~South-South Cooperation ~The New Cornerstone for Capacity-Building Programs?

What is South-South Cooperation?

The United Nations Development Program and JICA, which actively promote South-South Cooperation (SSC), view SCC as "a means of promoting effective development by learning and sharing best practices and technology among developing countries. Now the World Bank has also…

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Added by Hideharu Tachibana on March 25, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Progress in the effectiveness, quality and transparency of the Brazilian Cooperation

The Brazilian cooperation continues to move firmly through the challenge of combining an increased presence in world-wide solidarity. The country is while achieving higher degrees of effectiveness, coordination, transparency and accountability, in line with the current demands of the international agenda of the aid effectiveness.



After the significant quantitative growth (helped by the economic prosperity, Lula’s diplomatic presidency activism and the diversification of Brazil’s…

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Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on March 25, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

[TT-SSC case study] Cooperación en la región Trifinio: un caso exitoso de cooperación Sur-Sur

 

Estimados amigos:

Mi compañera Karla Ambrosio y yo les compartimos el blogpost previo a la visita de campo que realizamos en la Región Trifinio, en Centroamérica como parte de las actividades del estudio de caso. En breve subiremos el blogpost posterior a la visita, con interesantes descubrimientos.

 

Consideraciones generales

La región Trifinio, donde tres países comparten frontera en Centroamérica (El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras), muestra una…

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Added by Citlali Ayala Martinez on March 24, 2011 at 9:40pm — 2 Comments

Más libros sobre evidencias y casos de Cooperación Sur Sur

Estimados colegas de esta comunidad de aprendizaje e intercambio sobre Cooperación Sur Sur:

 

Complementando la magnífica recomendación de Dana de La Fontaine sobre clásicos de la CSS, me gustaría compartir con ustedes dos libros de 1988 y de 1992, del mismo autor Donald Bobiash (diplomático canadiense), y que son relativamente desconocidos.

 

Pienso que estos libros pueden aportar algunas luces (y cuestionamientos) sobre las evidencias en la eficacia de la CSS…

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Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on March 24, 2011 at 6:17am — No Comments

A classic book from 1982 - South-south relations in a changing world order

South-south relations in a changing world order…

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Added by Dana de la Fontaine on March 23, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

II Encuentro Académico Iberoamericano sobre Cooperación Internacional

En la ciudad de Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), se celebraron entre los días 16 y 17 de marzo de 2011, las reuniones del II Encuentro Académico Iberoamericano sobre Cooperación Internacional y del Comité Intergubernamental del Programa Iberoamericano para el Fortalecimiento de la Cooperación Sur – Sur de la Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SEGIB).

 

La reunión contó con la participación de representantes de 20 universidades iberoamericanas y de organismos vinculados a la…

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Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on March 23, 2011 at 8:22am — No Comments

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