Mainstreaming South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The German Development Institute published a Discussion Paper “Mainstreaming South-South and Triangular Cooperation. Work in Progress at the United Nations”. United Nations (UN) entities have repeatedly been asked to mainstream their support for South-South and triangular cooperation (SSTC), and this paper provides an overview of how the UN has been supposed to engage with SSTC and discusses the extent to which SSTC has actually been mainstreamed across UN entities. According to the paper ILO was recognized as one of the champions and long-time promoters of South-South linkages, and steadily solidified SSTC mainstreaming over the last decade. Read more.