This update provides a snapshot of the publications and social media activities of the South Centre during the month of November 2018.
Buenos Aires Plan of Action Plus 40 (BAPA+40)
This research paper gives a brief account of the fast expansion of South-South cooperation (SSC) in volume, modalities and participating countries and institutions. Though SSC is a de facto development compact, there is a tendency to overstate the total concessional financial element of SSC compared to Official Development Assistance (ODA), as SSC constitutes only a small portion of the total ODA from traditional donors. North-South cooperation (NSC) is still the dominant pillar of development finance; hence SSC needs to be regarded as a complement to and not a substitute for NSC. (more…)
Title: Brainstorming meeting in preparation of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40)
Date: 12 September 2018
Venue: Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva
Organizers: The South Centre, The Group of 77 and China Geneva Chapter