All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (26)

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

Women empowerment: in which ways???

Many people including women leaders and social workers are excited about women empowerment in development and under developed country. It is true that in those countries, there have been created many opportunities to empowered women and now women especially poor women of those countries are empowered themselves than…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on August 1, 2013 at 2:14am — No Comments

Entrepreneurship and Accountability: The Perfect Partners for Liberia

One of my favorite economists, Abhijit Banerjee, presented an approach to economic growth at the 2008 Brookings Global Economy and Development Conference that’s fairly consistent with my beliefs: “maybe all that happens is that something goes right for once… and then…


Added by Briana Thompson on April 17, 2013 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Ideas for development through Business and Investment

Every business institution and businessman can play a great positive role to develop a country. Many business institutions and businessmen have been working to develop their countries for a…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on March 20, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Role of Donors in Poverty Alleviation and Development Activities: Are they achieved 100 % or appropriate and expected outcomes!!!???

Many Donor organizations and countries of the world have been donating or lending billions of money as aid for long time in many third world countries and underdeveloped and developing countries for organising various types of social and economical development programs including poverty alleviation. Many countries do their development works by using the foreign assistance. There are many NGOs and Government Organizations establish for doing various types of development activities including…


Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on October 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Southern academia to advise G20 - Mexico invites think tank group

Energized under the umbrella of the Task Team on South-South cooperation, the role of Southern academia in global development, as suggested by the 2011 Bangkok Call [pdf], is becoming stronger every day. The Mexican presidency of the G20 has…


Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on February 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Brazilian Cooperation for International Development: 2005-2009


(Full text: Book_brazilian_cooperation%20WEB.pdf

The universal character of Brazil’s international insertion consolidated the country’s presence in debates on a wide range of issues and the sharing of best practices. In this context, the perceived need to…


Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on January 20, 2012 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Brasil e Fundação Gates se unem para melhorar a segurança alimentar

Agencia Brasileira de Cooperação (website)


Brasil e Fundação Gates se unem para melhorar a segurança alimentar


Brasília, 01º de novembro de 2011 – Hoje, o Governo brasileiro, por meio da Agência Brasileira de Cooperação (ABC), assinou Memorando de Entendimento com a Fundação Bill & Melinda Gates que tem…


Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on November 10, 2011 at 10:31pm — No Comments

La Cooperación Sur Sur en el modelo operativo del FIDA (Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola)

El punto 5 del orden del día del Tercer Período de sesiones de la Consulta sobre la Novena reposicion de los recursos del FIDA, que tendrá lugar los días 24 y 25 de octubre, en Roma (Italia) estará dedicado a la discusión sobre el modelo operacional de Cooperación Sur Sur planteado por el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola.

El documento preparatorio para el debate puede consultarse en los siguientes idiomas:




Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on October 20, 2011 at 5:55am — No Comments

UNDP Vacancy - Policy Advisor, Capacity Development


The UNDP Capacity Development Group (CDG) is looking for a policy advisor to work on the national implementation capacities portfolio. CDG is UNDP’s source of in-house expertise for optimizing the impact of development interventions through capacity…


Added by Jayne Musumba on October 12, 2011 at 11:52am — 1 Comment

Financial support for development efforts of LDCs, including through S-S and triangular cooperation

 Economic and Social Council

2011 Substantive Session

Coordination segment

Item 6 (a): Follow-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development


“Building on Istanbul: Financial support for development efforts of LDCs,including through…


Added by Bruno Ayllón Pino on August 21, 2011 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Call for applicants: Vetted experts roster for governance, capacity development, HIV/AIDS and gender

UNDP Bratislava Regional Centre is soliciting the submission of CVs (individuals, not firms) from highly-qualified experts and experienced consultants to be considered for registration in the UNDP expert roster for the Regional Bureau for Europe & CIS and Bratislava Regional Centre. Only the applicants who pass all screening procedures will be included into the roster and recommended to the country offices in the region. The roster will include consultants/ experts in the following areas:… Continue

Added by Jayne Musumba on May 3, 2011 at 2:10pm — 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…


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



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…


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

Consultant: National Implementation Capacities/Country Systems Capacity Coordination

The UNDP National Implementation Capacities (NIC) project is designed to strengthen country capacity for procurement, financial management, monitoring and evaluation and program management to allow partner countries to achieve their development goals. UNDP launched the UN Procurement Capacity Development Centre (PCDC) in January 2008 as part of the NIC project in response to the growing demand for a resource centre to support procurement capacity development. With ongoing support of UNDP core… Continue

Added by Jayne Musumba on March 14, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments


This research analyzes the Mexican technical-agricultural cooperation offered to Central America between 2005 and 2010.…


Added by Horacio Rodríguez Vázquez on December 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Just Released: Dedicated Issue on South-South Cooperation - Development Outreach Magazine

Development Outreach Magazine has published a special issue titled "South-South Opportunity". This issue takes stock of new and existing models of Southern-led and Triangular cooperation and knowledge exchange. Articles present stakeholder perspectives on South-South cooperation from regional organizations, non governmental, and multilateral agencies. Many of the authors are active contributors to this site, including… Continue

Added by Aaron Leonard on October 21, 2010 at 9:37am — No Comments

Watch Now! Live webcast of "Development Now: A Changing Landscape"

The financial crisis and the shift toward a multi-polar economy is changing the way development aid is delivered. Aid no longer flows exclusively from North to South. New partnerships and players are

emerging. Donor and client governments, along with their constituents,

are demanding measurable results.

Join the conversation today featuring…


Added by Aaron Leonard on October 8, 2010 at 10:36am — No Comments

Job Advertisement - Communication Consultant to Support UNDP South-South Development Expo in Geneva

The Special Unit for South-South Cooperation is seeking to recruit a Communications Consultant for 10 days to provide communication advisory role and technical support for Global South-South Development Expo 2010 to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 22 to 26 November 2010 (for more details of the global event, please visit

We are searching for someone who has solid experience in script writing of global events… Continue

Added by Aaron Leonard on September 22, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

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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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