UN Catalytic Support to South-South & Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the 2030 Agenda (17-19 Oct 2018, Bonn)


We are pleased to invite you to enrol in the upcoming 3-day face-to-face training on the UN Catalytic Support to South-South & Triangular Cooperation in Implementing the 2030 Agendathat will take place in Bonn, Germany, on 17-19 October 2018. This course equips you with a sound understanding of the key principles of South-South and Triangular Cooperation, as well as the tools and methods to mobilise partnerships in the context of the 2030 Agenda.

In view of the growing relevance of South-South Cooperation within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development offers this course in close cooperation with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), with additional faculty from the Islamic Development Bank and the South Centre.

The course builds a common understanding of the theory and practice of South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SS&TC) as a means of development cooperation. It equips participants with the key principles, tools and methods needed to comprehend the challenges and opportunities inherent in the approach, as well as to better understand the roles of different actors involved and to mobilise relevant partnerships. It explores the catalytic role the UN can play in helping to further promote the South-South Cooperation agendas of its member states and development partners as a whole.

The course expands its coverage beyond individual UN staff and UN Country Team members to governments and institutional focal points on South-South and Triangular Cooperation. The current edition of this course will focus on green economy, climate change, and private sector partnerships.

Course Contents

Day 1 will build an understanding of SS&TC in the context of the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement.

Day 2 will have a thematic focus on green economy, climate change, and the private sector partnerships and will look at the national stock-taking, building practical SS&TC programmes in support to national priorities.

Day 3 will look at the SS&TC initiatives in the field, the role of monitoring and evaluation, and the way forward.

Deadline for enrolment is 15 October 2018. To register, please go to http://bit.ly/SSTC2018-1. We have opened a few slots and extended the deadline for those who still want to participate in this course. Should you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact sustainable-development@unssc.org.