This study examines and compares development communication approaches of China, Brazil, India, the Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, and the UK. It looks at how these countries, both South- South cooperation (SSC) providers and traditional development partners, communicate their international development cooperation to their domestic audiences, and examines the context and rationale for the various approaches
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an economic framework developed to increase connectivity between China and over 100 countries and international organizations, based on the ancient Silk Road land and maritime routes. The BRI aims to link different regions through infrastructure construction, transport and economic corridors and by bridging China with the rest of the world both physically, financially, digitally and socially.
The needs to finance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on the global scale are staggering; in Asia-Pacific alone, the total required for infrastructure is $8.3 trillion between 2010 and 2020, or $750 billion per year. A key challenge in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals is to allocate public resources and catalyze private investments in ways that are aligned with the SDGs－in essence all available resources need to be aligned to meet the SDGs.
UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.