Monthly ArchivesNovember 2016

Network of Southern Think Tanks

Network of Southern Think-Tanks (NeST) was created to provide answers, from the South, to the need to build a global plataform to analyse, monitor and account South-South cooperation, as well as to share knowlegde and consolidate common positions among partners to subsidize their participation in global forums on international development ...

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International social protection policy transfer: emerging issues for Brazilian South-South cooperation

During the last two decades, several developing countries governments began to introduce or enlarge social protection instruments, often incorporating ideas promoted by international actors. Some Brazilian policies have gained prominence in this context and they have been disseminated and transferred to other Southern countries. The paper works with transfer and ...

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Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanisms for South-South and Triangular Cooperation: Lessons from Brazil for the 2030 Agenda

This paper, commissioned by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), and developed by Articulação Sul, Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas Aplicadas (IPEA), Centro Brasileiro de Relações Internacionais (CEBRI) and BRICS Policy Center (BPC), aims to (a) map out what has been done so far in M&E by the institutions executing ...

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Civil society, BRICS and international development cooperation: perspectives from India, South Africa and Brazil

The chapter explores Brazilian, Indian and South African civil society engagement in South–South development cooperation (SSDC) and in debates of these countries’ roles in BRICS. Despite the apparently more promising engagement environment in the ‘democratic emerging powers’, civil society efforts to achieve effective influence over the SSDC agendas of both ...

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Brazil as a development partner under Lula and Dilma: Shifts and continuities

The chapter explores, through Foreign Policy Analysis, the shifts and continuities of Brazil’s trajectory as a partner in South–South development cooperation (SSDC) by comparing President Dilma Rousseff’s first administration (2011–14) to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s two presidential terms (2003–10). The paper argues that despite the slowdown of presidential diplomacy, ...

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