Autor: Sachin Chaturvedi

South-South Cooperation after BAPA+40 – Delhi V and SSC Impact Assessments

Photo: Puzzle in sunlight, impact assessment for South-South-Cooperation

Since the world celebrated the 40th anniversary of Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for promoting South-South Cooperation (SSC), several meetings are being organised to understand and absorb the declaration for future course of action. It assumes further importance as the global community addressed here the partnership roadmap for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the modalities of SSC and triangular cooperation. India has been at the forefront of furthering the cause of SSC and is one of the major players at the world stage.

T20 must Rediscover before becoming Irrelevant

Photo: Centro Cultural Kirchner
Almost a year-long T20 process concluded last week, setting the stage for the Argentinean Presidency of G20 hosting the Summit. The process of T20 was led by the Argentinean Council for International Relations (CARI) and the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC). On the lines of the excellent precedence set up by the T20 during the German G20 Presidency in 2017, T20 Argentina also organised its work around 10 Task Forces with participation of more than 150 think-tanks. The process brought out 80 Policy Briefs. Unlike earlier, the T20 Co-Chairs could also present the final communiqué from T20 to the President of Argentina.

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G20 pushes for Africa Connect

Photo: G20 Logo real

The recently held G20 Summit in Hamburg has set high hopes for the G20 process in terms of being inclusive, effective and result-oriented. The fact that trade, investment, migration, terrorism and many other priorities including excess capacity in the steel sector could be incorporated with specific action is testimony to collective commitment for a better world.