24 Sep 2015
Xiaojun Grace Wang, Lead Adviser, South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP
South Sudanese attend a planning workshop in Juba. UNDP supports Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda to send civil servants for two-year terms in South Sudan to provide peer coaching to their counterparts. Photo: Jennifer Warren/UNDP
An African proverb says, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.”
The new sustainable development agenda recognizes the importance of partnerships to achieving the Global Goals. This agenda presents the opportunity for a new and inclusive global partnership, of which South-South Cooperation (SSC) forms an integral part.
South-South Cooperation (SSC) is the exchange of resources, technology, and knowledge between countries of the global South. It’s about developing countries extending helping hands to each other to tackle development challenges together. …