International Day for South-South Cooperation

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Every year 12 September is observed by the United Nations as the International Day for South-South Cooperation.


  • This day highlights the efforts made by the United Nations for cooperation among developing countries.
  • It is an initiative for the economic, social and political development of the countries located in the southern region.

  • It refers to "technical cooperation" between developing countries.

  • It helps developing countries to share knowledge, expertise, skills and resources to meet their development goals through concerted efforts.

  • The day commemorates the adoption of the "Buenos Aires Plan of Action".

  • The Buenos Aires Action Plan was adopted in 1978 by 138 member countries to promote and implement technical cooperation among developing countries.

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