South-South and triangular cooperation publications

2014

  1. Global South-South Development Expo 2014

    South-South cooperation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Decent work solutions - Overview and presentations

    ILO overview paper on the contribution of South-South Cooperation to Sustainable Development, for the ILO Solution Forum: Promoting Sustainable Development and Decent Work through South-South and triangular cooperation in the framework of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, 19 November 2014, 09:00-10:30, OAS, Washington DC

  2. South-South and triangular cooperation

    BRICS and the ILO: An overview

    During the past few years, development cooperation between both governments and private industry from the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China, South Africa) and the ILO has been very active. In 2009, Brazil signed an overarching framework agreement on Technical Cooperation with Latin American and African countries for the implementation of the ILO-Brazil Partnership Programme for the Promotion of South-South Cooperation.

  3. South-South and triangular cooperation: Urban development

    Urban/Rural Policies for the Creation of Decent Jobs

    UCLG and the City of Chefchaouen in Morocco held a learning exchange for Northern and Western Africa from 24 to 27 September 2014 on the issue of Local Economic Development (LED) and Decent Work in Cultural Economies of Intermediary Cities.

  4. South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    How-To Guide: SSTC and Decent Work

    In line with the strategy of the ILO for South-South and triangular cooperation and its outcomes, this How-to Guide aims at helping practitioners better understand South-South and triangular cooperation. It is mainly targeted at the United Nations system and the ILO’s tripartite constituency, with a focus on the staff who will be applying this tool in their operational programmes.

  5. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

    ILO Deputy-Director General Gilbert Houngbo: "South-South Cooperation offers real, concrete solutions to development challenges"

  6. South-South and triangular cooperation

    Informal meeting of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) and the ILO in the framework of SSTC

    Members of the ILO from the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) met with representatives of the ILO during the International Labour Conference in June 2014. Inter alia, they discussed the recent publication, "South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP): good practices in social protection and in combating child labour" (see link below to Portuguese version).

  7. Web page

    Photo album: VIII Brazil-ILO Annual Strategy Review Meeting, Geneva

  8. South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    VIII Brazil-ILO Annual Strategy Review Meeting - Report

    Brazilian Contribution to the ILO’s South-South and Triangular Cooperation Strategy January 2013 to June 2014: An Overview

  9. South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    VIII Brazil-ILO Annual Strategy Review Meeting - Agenda

    Brazilian Contribution to the ILO’s South-South and Triangular Cooperation Strategy January 2013 to June 2014

  10. South-South cooperation

    Brazil-ILO Annual Review Meeting 2014

    Representatives from the Brazilian Government and workers' and employers' organizations will present, analyse and debate ongoing cooperation activities within the partnership with the ILO for the promotion of the Decent Work Agenda.

  11. Web page

    South-South Dialogue: the Role of Decent Work in Sustainable Development, Perspectives from Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean

    The event, a dialogue organized and moderated by the ILO ahead of the High-level meeting of the General Assembly on decent work, brought together perspectives from Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss how employment and decent work could be framed in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, with the aim of informing delegations participating in the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.

  12. South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    Global South-South Development Expos: Decent Work Solutions (2010-2013)

    This publication reviews the GSSDs held since 2010 and the decent work solution forums organized during them by the ILO.

  13. News

    Angola presents the Brasilia Declaration on combating child labour through South-South cooperation on behalf of the CPLP

  14. First Arab States Regional South-South Development EXPO

    ILO Solution Exchange Forum on Youth Employment

    Inspired by the success of recent global South-South Development Expos, and regional knowledge sharing events, the UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States, through its Regional Centre in Cairo and in close cooperation with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, is holding the first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo. The ILO is contributing with a Solution Exchange Forum on Youth Employment.

2013

  1. Web page

    South-South and Triangular Cooperation in the Social and Solidarity Economy

  2. Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum

    ILO sharing knowledge and boosting green jobs

    Sharing best practices for the promotion of green jobs can have a positive impact on sustainable development around the globe. A number of countries are meeting this week in Nairobi with that purpose in mind.

  3. Urban development

    City-to-City and South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    Local economic and social development and city-to-city cooperation are gaining international visibility. What are the challenges related to the world of work that cities and their citizens are currently facing? How can cities, local governments and their partners learn from each other’s good practices within a South-South cooperation framework? How can they address the challenges of the world of work together with government and the social partners? These are the main questions this handbook addresses in order to stimulate further South-South and triangular cooperation between cities for the promotion of Decent Work. It also describes current South-South initiatives already undertaken by the International Labour Organization in partnership with the UCLG.

  4. Global South-South Development Expo 2013

    Sustainable Development and Decent Work Solution Forum

    Within the Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo that took place in Nairobi from 28 October to 1 November 2013, the ILO Solution Forum focused on projects concerning sustainable development and decent work in a variety of contexts worldwide.

  5. Publication

    Workers and Employers from Portuguese-speaking countries adopt Brasilia Declaration on combating child labour through South-South cooperation

    Representatives from the Business Confederation of the CPLP (CE-CPLP) and the Confederation of Trade Unions of the Portuguese-speaking Countries (CSPLP), signed the Brasilia Bipartite Declaration in August 2013 reaffirming the commitment of the workers' and employers' organizations to combat child labour in the CPLP sphere.

  6. Event

    Brazil’s Contribution to the ILO’s South-South Cooperation Strategy - VII Annual Review Meeting, Geneva, 18 June 2013

    ILO South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) with Brazil has considerably up-scaled and is now effective in the four strategic objectives under the 2008 Declaration, as well as under the areas of critical importance. Brazil has been recognized as a prominent actor and model for ILO SSTC in the Programme and Budget for 2012-2013 and in the recently approved Programme and Budget for 2014-2015. Its role as a tripartite facilitator of SSTC with MERCOSUR, Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa (PALOP), and in the framework of the CPLP is also recognized in the ILO's Strategy for SSTC, adopted by the Governing Body in 22 March 2012.