South-South Cooperation's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
The Report on South-South Cooperation in Ibero-America 2017 continues to delve deeper into the analysis of South-South Cooperation by revising its contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Recognized as an effective way of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, the review of Bilateral South-South Cooperation projects and their contribution to the SDGs rendered several findings. On the one hand, those resulting from the classification of projects according to the main SDG to which they contribute and, on the other hand, those obtained from analyzing and reviewing the link between different SDGs.
SSC projects' contribution to the SDGs
As seen in the graph, the projects registered in chapter 2 of the (Bilateral SSC) report were clustered according to the main SDG to which they contributed. It was concluded that:
The relationship between different SDGs in South-South Cooperation
Another notable finding from this SDG-based analysis derived from the identification of approximately 60% of the projects that contributed to at least two SDGs. This allowed us to examine and make visible the more intense links between different SDGs. As the string diagram shows: