South-South Cooperation's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
The Report on South-South Cooperation in Ibero-America 2018 includes an analysis of the alignment between the Sustainable Development Goals and the South-South Cooperation in which the Ibero-American countries engaged under each modality: Bilateral SSC, Triangular and Regional SSC.
SSC projects' contribution to the SDGs
The analysis links each SSC project to two Sustainable Development Goals (SDG): a main SDG and a secondary SDG. This allows, on the one hand, to cover more broadly the breadth, complexity and interconnection of the 2030 Agenda; and on the other hand, to understand better the multisectorial and cross-cutting nature of many projects.
The graph/dashboard shows the Bilateral, Triangular and Regional SSC programs and projects (803 in total) covered in this Report based on their contribution to the main SDG. It can be concluded that (click on each SDG to read more):
The relationship between different SDGs in South-South Cooperation
Linking two SDGs to each of South-South Cooperation program and project not only provides better insight into how SSC contributes to the achievement of the different SDGs, but also, into how the SDGs connect with and relate to each other through that particular SSC.
A string diagram was developed to illustrate the above. The flows and connections established show, first, the link between SDG pairs and, secondly, the links between a specific number of programs and projects and each SDG pair. It can therefore be concluded that the strongest link was between: