Nils-Sjard Schulz's Blog (52)

Closing the knowledge gap in South-South cooperation

While the discourse on South-South and triangular cooperation continues to inspire policy-makers around the world, recent analytical work is sprouting shoots of evidence and knowledge. For example, the Task Team on South-South cooperation collected more than 110 case stories on knowledge exchange and mutual learning, some of which will be fully developed… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on September 2, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Task Team in NYC: Extending the Bogotá spirit

Enrique Maruri, TT-SSC chair, during the DCF policy dialogue
In the midst of a changing global governance of development, the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC) successfully launched its… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on July 3, 2010 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Full speed ahead for the TT-SSC - Policy and practice on the road to Korea

Three months have passed since the adoption of the ground-breaking Bogota Statement on South-South cooperation on 25 March 2010, informed by more than 110 case stories drafted by practitioners from all over the world. The Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC), one of the architects of the Bogotá event, is now back with even more verve and ambition to… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on June 16, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The EU, embracing South-South and triangular cooperation

Just before the Bogotá High Level Event on South-South cooperation and Capacity Development, the European Union has made a big step towards boosting South-South and triangular cooperation. Its top political body, the Council, endorsed a series of conclusions [… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on April 14, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Effective South-South cooperation, building horizontal partnerships – Inspirations from the Bogota HLE

Eighteen months after the Accra High-Level Forum (HLF), South-South cooperation (SSC) and capacity development are on the top of the global development agenda. On 24 and 25 March 2010, 430 high-level representatives from over 130 developed and developing countries, multilateral and regional organizations, civil society and parliamentarians gathered in Bogota, Colombia, to discuss SSC as a tool for horizontal development partnerships and capacity… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on April 11, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

110 case stories, 1 global report - available now!

In only nine weeks, dozens of countries and organizations have drafted and presented a total of 110 case stories on South-South cooperation in the context of aid effectiveness, responding to the call of the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC). Involving 133 countries, 10 multilateral and 5 non-governmental organizations, this is likely to be the… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on March 16, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Europe, towards effective triangular cooperation (with videos)

Following an invitation by Spanish agency AECID, 40 members of the EU Practitioners’ Network gathered on 8 March 2010 in Madrid for a workshop. The aim: to discuss experiences and perspectives of EU donors in triangular cooperation in the context of aid effectiveness. For the first time ever, an intense debate brought together practices and approaches on triangular… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on March 9, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Boosting parliamentary stake in South-South cooperation

Over the last two days, African and European parliamentarians gathered in Madrid discussing the role of the legislative in South-South cooperation (SSC) and the changing aid architecture.The Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA) had invited to an EU Presidency seminar as a preparatory input to the High-Level Event (HLE) on… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on February 26, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Casting a light on SSC - First case stories on line now!

Since December 2009, dozens of countries and organizations are working intensively on case stories for the Task Team on South-South cooperation (TT-SSC). While the deadline for submitting case stories on SSC in the context of aid effectiveness has been extended until 12 February, the TT-SSC is delighted to share the first final case stories.



Among them,… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on January 31, 2010 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

On track towards Southern-led evidence: Feedback from the TT-SSC side event in Mexico City

In a side event to the OECD Policy Dialogue on triangular cooperation, the members and stakeholders of the TT-SSC gathered on 29 September 2009 in Mexico City. In a very lively and focused debate, representatives from nine partner countries, three DAC donors and four international organizations (among them, UN ECOSOC) discussed the progress after the launch of the TT-SSC, the steps taken in shaping the analytical work and the preparations of the 2010 High-Level Event (HLE) on SSC and… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on September 30, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

Deepening the debate on South-South cooperation in the context of aid effectiveness

During the launch of the TT-SSC last week in Washington DC, representatives from partner countries, development partners, multilateral organisations, CSO and think tanks committed to the implementation of article 19 of the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA) by exploring the synergies and interplay between South-South cooperation (SSC) and the aid effectiveness (AE) agenda along three main lines:



- Adapting the Paris and Accra principles to SSC

- Enriching AE with… Continue

Added by Nils-Sjard Schulz on September 24, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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