South-South Cooperation and Climate Action

South-South Cooperation plays a pivotal role in the broader context of climate action by fostering collaboration among developing nations in the Global South. Given their shared vulnerabilities to climate change, these countries benefit from the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and resources. By working together, they can accelerate the implementation of sustainable development initiatives, renewable energy projects, and climate adaptation strategies. This collaborative approach not only strengthens individual nations but also contributes to the overall global effort to address the challenges of climate change.

South-South Cooperation at COP28

As COP28 approaches, the importance of South-South Cooperation for climate action becomes even more pronounced. In this context of climate negotiations and collective action, the collaborative efforts established through South-South Cooperation become essential for developing countries to present unified voices, share successful climate solutions, and access critical financial resources. The integration of South-South Cooperation in COP28 discussions is vital for creating a more equitable and effective response to the urgent climate challenges faced by developing nations, emphasizing the interconnectedness of global climate action and the need for inclusive, collaborative solutions.

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Climate Action News

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February 8, 2024

Indonesia and Türkiye Agree on Geothermal Cooperation

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Catalytic Funding Is Enabling South-South Collaboration on Climate Change Adaptation and Green Transportation

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UNICEF Partners with China to Pilot Climate-resilient WASH Technologies in Cambodia

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March 6, 2023

IFAD: Enhancing Productivity and Climate Adaptation through South-South Technology Transfer

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December 1, 2023

CIKD COP 28 Side-Event: “Bridge Digital Divide, Build Climate Resilience”, 10 December 2023, Dubai Expo City

Organized by: Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD), Institute of Resources and Environment Policies of the Development Research Center of the State Council and the Alibaba Foundation  Date and…
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COP28: Urban Climate Cooperation for a Green and Thriving Urban Future

When: 8 December 2023 at 14:45-16:00 (UAE Time) Venue: China Pavilion at COP28 Co-Host: Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Media Partner:…
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November 30, 2023

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 28) – UAE, 30 November – 12 December 2023

The 2023 UN Climate Change Conference, or 28th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28),convened from 30 November to 12 December…
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November 29, 2023

High-level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change, 8 December 2023

When: December 8 2023, 9:00AM – 12:00PM Where: China Pavilion, COP28 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates Background During the 28th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United…
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