Contents with tag: SSC
The Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (SSC) or BAPA+40 concluded without commitments.
We gave insights from a Southern people’s perspective during a session on Southern countries’ development cooperation, stressing not only the need for genuine people’s participation but also how solidarity, mutual benefit and equality are important principles.
The activity will bring together representatives from different stakeholder groups to discuss and share experiences and challenges in advancing human rights-based approach in South-South development cooperation, towards strengthened partnerships in its active promotion.
Southern CSOs have gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2nd UN High Level Conference or BAPA+40, happening on March 20 to 22, 2019.
We have presented two important contributions that civil society organizations can make towards strengthening institutions and frameworks for South-South Cooperation.
On 22 May 2018, IBON International went to the 2018 High-Level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council
As the first of three major development conferences this year, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa is expected to play a fundamental role in laying the financial groundwork both for the post-2015 development agenda and the climate negotiations. With the current state of negotiations, however, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Action Agenda) signals a retreat of ambition and is far from upholding Monterrey and Doha, and much less in delivering any adequate response to the needs of the poor and the marginalized.
DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE, in the traditional North-South mode, has been based mainly on industrialized nations of the Global North providing aid to developing countries of the Global south to help meet the latter's development goals. Donor-recipient relations have been characterized as unequal and paternalistic, and aid has been used as a foreign policy tool for geopolitical and economic interests of developed countries. Such characteristics of traditional North-South aid led to the Global South's search for alternative development approaches.