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Research

UNOSSC and UNDP have supported the formation of the South-South Global Thinkers - the global coalition of think tank networks for South-South cooperation. This is a joint effort to draw on the high-quality expertise of think tank networks and research institutes and to develop a platform for South-South cooperation research and knowledge sharing. To date, the South-South Global Thinkers pools together over 200 think tanks from across all regions to enable joint research and knowledge sharing that aim to inform policy dialogues and agenda-setting on South-South cooperation. South-South Global Thinkers will inform policy makers and development practitioners on the value of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, on how to bring this approach to scale, and on how SSTC can accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

To access frontier research on South-South cooperation, please visit the South-South Global Thinkers web page.

Research Articles

ResearchSouth-South Ideas
March 24, 2021

South-South Ideas: South-South Cooperation and Financial Technology in a Globally-inclusive Economic Architecture

By Dr. Nir Kshetri This paper examines how recent advances in computing and telecommunications technologies are promoting financial inclusion in the Global South by dramatically transforming the way the financial…
ResearchSouth-South Ideas
March 24, 2021

South-South Ideas: South-South Cooperation Modalities and Instruments for Accelerating Regional Trade in Africa

By Dr. George Kararach The purpose of this paper is to highlight the major capacity constraints and challenges facing Africa as it seeks to expand its trade opportunities as well…
ResearchSouth-South Ideas
March 24, 2021

South-South Ideas: Trade Integration and South-South Cooperation: How Digitalization Matters in Africa

By Professor Myriam Ramzy & Professor Chahir Zaki Digitalization refers to the transition from an industrial age characterized by analogue technologies to a new era in which commerce, innovation, knowledge…
ResearchSouth-South Ideas
March 24, 2021

South-South Ideas: South-South Cooperation Finance for Mobilization of the Private Sector to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

By Bineswaree Bolaky The achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a development priority in the global South, where most of the scope for reducing poverty and inequality and…
DRR Knowledge ProductsResearch
August 10, 2020

COVID-19 Unprecedented Risk to SDGs in Africa

With only 10 years to the realization of 2030 SDG targets and the World remaining off targets, 2020 marked the launch of “a decade of action” aimed at accelerating progress.…
DRR Knowledge ProductsResearch
August 10, 2020

An Assessment of Mainstreaming Climate Change Concerns into Institutions and Policies for Disaster Risk Reduction in ASEAN

Countries in Southeast Asia are highly vulnerable to climate change as is evident from the rise in disaster events. The member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)…
Research
August 10, 2020

Changing Sails: Accelerating Regional Actions for Sustainable Oceans in Asia and the Pacific

The ocean and its resources are the lifelines of Asia and the Pacific. As a resource for the economy, livelihoods and identity for coastal communities, the condition of the ocean…
Research
July 22, 2020

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World

The latest edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, published today, estimates that almost 690 million people went hungry in 2019 – up by 10…
ICGEB Featured Publications POMResearch
July 20, 2020

Research Article: Mesenchymal Stem Cells Offer a Drug-tolerant and Immune-Privileged Niche to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Anti-tuberculosis (TB) drugs, while being highly potent in vitro, require prolonged treatment to control Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infections in vivo. This research article reports here that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)…
ICGEB Featured Publications POMResearch
July 20, 2020

Research Article: Viral Priming of Cell Intrinsic Innate Antiviral Signaling by the Unfolded Protein Response

The innate response to a pathogen is critical in determining the outcome of the infection. However, the interplay of different cellular responses that are activated following viral infection and their…
ResearchUNCCTUNOCT Featured Publications POM
July 7, 2020

Handbook: Children Affected by the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon: Ensuring a Child Rights-Based Approach

Acknowledging the challenges posed by the foreign fighter phenomenon and the urgent need to address the needs and protect the rights of children affected by it, some Member States have…
ResearchUNCCT
July 7, 2020

Handbook on Human Rights and Screening in Border Security and Management

The present handbook is an initiative of Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Working Group on Protecting Human Rights while Countering Terrorism. The handbook, and a sister pocketbook, aim to assist…