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April 20, 2021

Statisticians Connect for Impactful South-South Cooperation

By Eileen Capilit, Jessica Gardner and Rikke Munk Hassen South-South cooperation refers to technical cooperation among developing countries in the Global South. It is a tool used by countries, international…
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April 20, 2021

Five Ways Data is Bolstering African Countries’ Resilience to the Pandemic and Other Global Shocks

By Jenny Oldfield, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data In recent years it’s become commonplace to hear the international community paying tribute to the importance of data for decision-making. Over the…
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March 11, 2021

How to Combat Aid Ineffectiveness in a Fragile State? Haiti’s Promising Journey

By Mr. Marc Anglade, National Coordinator of the External Aid Mechanism, Haiti Between the earthquake of 12 January 2010 and a succession of devastating hurricanes thereafter, Haiti has appeared in the…
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March 8, 2021

The Herstory of South-South Cooperation: International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021

By Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director for Programme and Operations, UNOSSC Many would trace the origin of South-South cooperation (SSC) to the landmark Asian-African Conference of Bandung in 1955, where…
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January 28, 2021

Readying Regional Trade Agreements for Future Crises and Pandemics

Policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have heavily disrupted trade and supply chains, with many countries putting in place ad hoc trade-restrictive measures, seemingly without any concern about their effect on trading…
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October 31, 2020

World Cities Day 2020: South-South Cooperation among Cities to Co-create a More Sustainable Future

On the occasion of World Cities Day 2020, Xiaojun Grace Wang, Deputy Director, UNOSSC, highlights the critical role of South-South and triangular cooperation among cities in building better for a…
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October 1, 2020

Global South Researchers are Making Global Partnerships a Reality

Article by Gabriela Keseberg Dávalos, Head of Communications of Southern Voice, a network of 51 think tanks from the Global South. While preparations are underway for this year’s UN General…
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June 29, 2020

Emerging Lessons from Community-led COVID-19 Responses in Urban Areas

This article is the first in a new series by the International Institute for Environment and Development that aims to offer a holistic, forward-looking response to the coronavirus pandemic, drawing…