Although Tajikistan is commonly perceived as an assistance-seeker, there is strong evidence for positioning the country as an important regional and global player. Transboundary issues, such as energy and water management, transport, especially roads and railways, custom services, human and animal health, climate change and environment will remain high priorities for regional cooperation. Download now in English and in Russian.

Considering that development issues, like good governance, transparency and anti-corruption are mostly common for Southern countries and remain priorities for governments and development partners, Azerbaijan's innovative solutions to address these issues can be useful in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and therefore be in high demand. Download now.

There is vast potential for strengthening the country’s engagement in South-South dialogue through international and regional cooperation platforms and mechanisms. The country is in a good position to share its good practices and approaches in various areas, including youth and women empowerment and perinatal care with other Southern/Eastern countries. Download now.

The country has certain advantages in education and emergency systems that could be marketed where social, legal, economic conditions are comparable and can contribute to the post-2015 agenda. A comparative advantage of Kyrgyzstan is its civil society in matters related to the development of democratic institutions, access to justice and transparency and accountability of public institutions by exchange of experience and know-how, provision of technical expertise or technology to other Southern developing countries. Download now in English and in Russian.

Somalia faces tremendous difficulties in implementing its development priorities, which is largely rooted in challenges emerging from the institutional breakdown and fragmentation of Somali society following the collapse in 1991. The huge potential of the country, as well as the benefits of the well-established key stakeholders, such as private sector and civil society organizations, together with the commitment of the international community, can bring about substantial opportunities towards unleashing the potential of South-South and triangular cooperation for Somalia and beyond. Download now.

The joint publication by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and UNOSSC provides an overview of the South-South cooperation practices in the ECIS region and a compendium of effective solutions tested in developing and transition countries in Europe and the CIS and gathered at the mapping portal. The examples highlighting successful practices focus on important areas of sustainable development: poverty eradication, food security, public-private partnerships, green-technology transfer, economic growth, industrial innovation, green economies and global health. Download now.