The Uruguayan Agency for International Cooperation (AUCI) together with the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) presented the first decade of the South-South and triangular cooperation
system in the Ibero-American region on Tuesday, August 6, with the presentation of the publication A decade of South-South cooperation in Latin America.
It aims to raise regional awareness by showcasing and scaling up, including through South-South and Triangular Cooperation
, the impact of successful evidence-based green economy solutions crafted and tested by countries in the Mena region.
Titled 'Workshop on Reporting Labour Statistics to the ILO for better SDG monitoring in the Arab Region' was organised under the South-South and Triangular Cooperation
: Mainstreaming Decent Work in the SDGs in the Arab Region.
The development of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation
Strategy for Botswana is an important foreign policy initiative, the Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Nonofo Molefhi, has said.
The national stocktaking exercise on "Trends and opportunities in advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation
in Azerbaijan" conducted by the UN Country Office and the UN Office on South-South Cooperation in 2016 suggests that Azerbaijan has a comparative advantage in sharing its expertise in various fields of development, such as effective public service delivery, education, labor and social protection, youth empowerment, mine action and others.
This includes the establishment of a National Coordination Team of South-South and Triangular Cooperation
(NCT) involving the National Development Planning Ministry (Bappenas), the Foreign Ministry, the Finance Ministry and the State Secretariat.
This MoU paves the way for the two organizations to collaborate for the advancement of South-South and Triangular Cooperation
through various regional and cross-regional cooperation initiatives as well as exchange of information and technical resources among their common member states.
He said that as the torch bearer of South-South and Triangular Cooperation
in science and technology, the Comsats has been working for sustainable development in the South even before the SDGs were adopted.
"But I have a suggestion; as Brazil is close to Egypt, Egyptians should come to Brazil to see what possible partnership aspects can result in mutual benefits," he told Egypt Today on the sidelines of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation
(SSTC) conference in Brazil on Monday.
The 193-member General Assembly also called for greater international and regional cooperation and technical assistance, including through bilateral, North-South, South-South and triangular cooperation
Since its launch in 2008 the GSSD Expo has showcased 500+ Southern solutions, hosted 4,500+ development experts and practitioners, connected 150 countries, mobilised $15 million+ in partner financing, launched 15 South-South and triangular cooperation
initiatives, and encouraged 30 UN partners to Deliver as One.
We support integration of South-South and triangular cooperation
in the policies and strategic framework of UN Funds and Programmes," he said, adding that further strengthening of institutional support from the UN System would help maximise the impact of South-South cooperation.