Tools and Training for South-South Practioners
countries are producing innovations
that are providing important
contributions to their development.
How can these development solutions be shared and scaled up?
South-South cooperation is a reality and needs your action. We wish to empower you.
For this reason, we are sharing with you publications, videos, how-to manuals and
other didactic tools for South-South learning and operations support.
What Is South-South Cooperation?
The United Nations perspective: "Let's ensure that all voices be heard, " Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Fund is a remarkable example of cooperation among three developing countries and constitutes a pioneering initiative to implement South-South cooperation for the benefit of other Southern countries in partnership with the UN system.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
message on the occasion of the
sixth UN Day for South-South Cooperation,
Compilation of Case Studies on Management of South-South and Triangular Cooperation
This compilation presents 11 case studies shared in the second Capacity Development Training on Management of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSC/TrC) held in November 2013. The first two cases play an introductory role to SSC/TrC while the rest intends to share each country's experiences in management of SSC/TrC in the following five different themes: human resources; institutional management and coordination mechanisms; legal and institutional framework; project management; and communications skills and tools. The compilation aims to provide peer-learning opportunities for all SSC/TrC practitioners.
Enhancing Management Practices in
South-South and Triangular Cooperation - Study on Country-led Practices
The study looks into six country experiences in legal and institutional frameworks, institutional management and coordination mechanism, project management, human resources skills as well as communication skills and toos for South-South and triangular cooperation, and aims to increase the knowledge-base of management practices that have helped SSC/TrC to yield visible results, scale-up SSC/TrC projects and assist sustainable development of partner countries.
Mainstreaming South-South &
The Participatory Training on
Mainstreaming South-South and Triangular Cooperation is a part of a
comprehensive approach towards capacity development in the field of
South-South and Triangular Cooperation. Such approach is part of the broader
support function implemented by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, in its capacity as the General Assembly-mandated global and United Nations-wide facilitator of South-South and Triangular cooperation.
South-South Cooperation: Africa on the Centre Stage
The book, South-South Cooperation: Africa on the Centre Stage, is available on the market. It includes 13 papers written by researchers on South-South
cooperation and discussed at a workshop organized by the Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai, in February 2008.
The GSSD Academy offers and develops tested tools, methodologies
and partnership strategies that enable practitioners
and Southern partners to:
about South-South cooperation;
Download guidelines and working documents;
Access selected publications and
Share links and references.
Creative Economy Report 2010
The special edition of the Report focuses on creative economy at the local level in developing countries. It is co-published by UNESCO and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Office for South South Co-operation. The Report is organized in two volumes: a policy report and a web-documentary that brings to life cases and trends, and opportunities and challenges of creative economy on the ground.