Dear South-South Opportunity Community,
UNEP is pleased to announce the launch of the South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism, a go-to resource for SSC case studies, stories, news, events, and discussions focusing specifically on environment and…
Indonesia South South Forum :
Strengthening State Policy for Enhancing South-South Cooperation
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Han pasado unas pocas semanas desde que culminó el IV Foro sobre Eficacia de la Ayuda en Busán, Corea. La élite de la cooperación al desarrollo se reunió en su pleno para acordar acciones y establecer compromisos que permitan mejorar la eficacia de sus programas e iniciativas. La Secretaria de Estado de Estados Unidos, Hillary Clinton; el Presidente Kagame de Uganda; la Reina Rania de Jordania; el…Continue
Here in Busan, at the High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, there is strong momentum around South-South Cooperation and Knowledge Exchange. The main thematic session on South-South drew a crowd of close to 500 people. In the intense negotiations over the Busan Outcome Document, the South-South agenda is front and center. Why?
Let me give an example.
It is 2009. We are in the midst of the financial crisis, and Nepal realizes that its banks are overexposed.…Continue
After three very intense days of a paramount global encounter in which a significant number of partners involved in the south-south opportunity participated, Busan came to a rather positive close last Thursday. Many big shots (among which Ban Ki-moon, Hillary Clinton, Angel Gurria, Paul Kagame, Queen Rania of Jordan, Lee Myung-bak, Brian Atwood and the directors and presidents of most national cooperation agencies) converged from all over the world in the port city to define the terms of a…Continue
Added by Pablo Rodriguez-Bilella on December 5, 2011 at 8:51am — No Comments
Much of the discussion at the HLF-4 in Busan last week, as well in the months leading up to the event, was focused on forging consensus around a new global development cooperation partnership framework that would accommodate the interests and unique cooperation modalities of new partners such as China, Brazil, and India. The agreement by these and other new development actors to sign on to the HLF-4…Continue
Added by Phil Karp on December 5, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments
Inspired by South-South case stories, case studies and the strong spirit of the Bangkok Call that recognized the role and responsibility of academia in supporting Southern leadership at national, regional and global level, Asia case writer Prof. Ifar Subagyo (Indonesia) launched a “Center for South-South Cooperation Studies” at Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia in November 14, 2011. Prof Ifar Subagyo was case writer for Asia…Continue
Added by Adik Bandoro on December 6, 2011 at 2:55am — No Comments
|Bruno Figueroa (Mexico), Dasa Silovic (UNDP) and Jaesun Lee (Korea)|
[See update on the G20 report below]
Recognizing the potential of South-South and triangular knowledge sharing on development solutions, the…Continue
Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on May 31, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
On April 21, 2011, the Information Office of the State Council of China issued the first White Paper on China’s Foreign Aid, which presents an overall picture of the policy, financial resources, forms, distribution, management and international cooperation of China’s foreign aid.
China’s foreign aid began in 1950. As a developing country, over the years while focusing on its own development, China has been…Continue
The Cairo Workshop on Capacity Development, held on March 28th - 29th 2011, was hosted by the Government of Egypt (GoE) with support from the OECD and JICA. The event brought together over sixty representatives from a variety of institutions, with equal representation from Northern and Southern countries. In particular, the Workshop built upon the Bonn Consensus and Accra Agenda for Action (AAA) with input from senior…Continue
Added by Laila on April 27, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments
After our interviews in Bogotá, Honduras and Jamaica in preparation for the Case Study which we are now almost done writing, 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…Continue
Added by Sebastien Longhurst Delorme on April 27, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Buenos Aires, 28 de abril 2011
En el marco del memorándum de entendimiento firmado entre el Gobierno Argentino, a través del Fondo Argentino de Cooperación Horizontal (FO-AR), y la OPS/OMS, técnicos del Instituto Nacional de Medicamentos de Argentina (INAME/ANMAT) capacitan a personal sanitario de República Dominicana con el fin de mejorar la fiscalización de medicamentos y fortalecer las funciones de la autoridad sanitaria reguladora de ese país.
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Como se mencionó en el blogpost anterior, la región del Trifinio es una zona natural de integración en Centroamérica. Desde la década de los ochenta del siglo pasado, los gobiernos de Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras han tratado de impulsar la integración en la región, formalizada en el Tratado para la Ejecución del Plan Trifinio, orientado a cooperar en la resolución de problemas comunes y a promover el desarrollo sostenible de esta área.
Added by Citlali Ayala Martinez on April 27, 2011 at 10:48pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Marcela Wolff on March 28, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments
German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and FRIDE, Madrid
Location: Brussels, Résidence Palace
Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on March 5, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Co-dependency among the unemployed constitutes an economic burden to the employed. The current dependency rate in developing nation is about 84%,this has the effect of depressing savings and consequently,investments. Without active investment from the working populace the economy will not grow well enough so as to absorb the unemployed.…Continue
Added by Anthony Karanja on March 8, 2011 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Over the last months, the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC) has become even more active in breaking the ground for South-South and triangular knowledge exchange as a strong tool for development cooperation and horizontal partnerships.
In November last year, the opportunity became even clearer when the G20 issued a mandate for the TT-SSC and UNDP to recommend how knowledge sharing activity can be scaled…Continue
Added by Enrique Maruri on March 8, 2011 at 4:28pm — No Comments
Exactly one year ahead of the 2011 High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness to be held in Busan, Korea, more than 150 policy-makers and experts gathered on 1 December 2010 in Seoul to discuss the prospects and implications of the ‘global aid architecture’. Just recently, backed by a G20 mandate…Continue
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