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The world is in a state of calamity. From Asia Pacific to the Americas; from Europe to Africa, the COVID-19 pandemic shook national governments to respond abruptly and proactively. In response to the hourly escalation of cases, national governments implemented drastic measures in the attempt to contain the spread of the virus. Governments with well-planned measures such as South Korea, Singapore, and Cuba were able to achieve this overtime, but this is not the case
Development Cooperation, News, RoA Asia Pacific, South-South Cooperation
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), through its 2019 Development Cooperation Report, urges donor governments and their relevant agencies to change the course and action in development cooperation on three fronts: 1) modernise the narrative, 2) re-tool to be fit for purpose, and 3) team up with diverse actors to promote coherence. In the same report, the OECD laid out recommendations on how donor governments can “re-shape” their strategies in advancing development cooperation.
Development Cooperation, Highlights, News, ODA, OECD-DAC
This conceptual framework is a tool on ways to monitor and report on the impact of South-South Development Cooperation (SSDC) using a human rights based approach (HRBA) in development research at the regional and country levels. It also suggests sectoral, cross-border thematic areas of how the impact of South-South interventions can be documented and reported. The note builds and expands on existing frameworks. It has been prepared in fulfillment of the decision of CPDE’s Working
CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness, Highlights, South-South Cooperation, Southern CSO Alliance on South-South Cooperation, Special Reports
Paris, France – The Reality of Aid Network (RoA), a pre-eminent South-led global network of CSOs advocating for people-centered aid policies and practices, reports that official development assistance (ODA) is deficient and misdirected to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its RoA Report 2018, “The Changing Faces of Aid and Development Cooperation: Encouraging Global Justice or Buttressing Inequalities?” looks into the global trends of the last two years, and presents case studies as evidence, and
Events and Meetings, News, RoA Reports
Civil society has placed high hopes on South-South Cooperation being founded on solidarity against colonialism and the principles of respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, equality of all nations, abstention from intervention or interference in the internal affairs of another country, respect for the right of each nation to defend itself, and the promotion of mutual interest and cooperation, among others. Despite its highly progressive roots and principles, SSC has remained a government-to-government affair with
Events and Meetings, News, South-South Cooperation, Southern CSO Alliance on South-South Cooperation
South-South Cooperation emerged in the 1950s in the context of the common struggle of former colonies for genuine independence and peace. It started with the Bandung Conference in 1955 organized by Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Pakistan participated in by 29 newly independent countries from Asia and Africa. In the midst of increasing conflict between the world’s major powers, these countries united to maintain their independence from these competing camps and engage in mutual
Events and Meetings, News, South-South Cooperation, Southern CSO Alliance on South-South Cooperation

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