South-South & Global Cooperation


2013 Human Development Report

The 2013 Human Development Report – "The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World" – examines the profound shift in global dynamics driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world and its long-term implications for human development. The Reportmore


Big Data for Development in China

The purpose of this paper is to draw the attention of development practitioners to the potential of Big Data for Development, i.e. identification of sources of Big Data relevant to policy and planning of development programmes, in China.   The paper reviews the existing literature on Big Datamore


China-Africa Trade and Investment Cooperation

In recent years, China has become the largest single trading partner and key investor for the African region.i Yet reliable data on this increasingly important relationship is scarce. In 2010, the Chinese State Council published its first China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation White Paper,more


China’s Aid Flows and Mechanisms

In recent years, there has been much discussion about Chinese aid. However, understanding how much, where, what and why is challenging for a range of reasons, including lack of definitive, disaggregated data and the different forms of development financing China uses. This has led to somemore


China’s Evolving Africa Policy

In May 2014, during a trip to Ethiopia, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang enunciated the “4-6-1” China-Africa Cooperation Framework, at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa. The framework highlights peace and security, poverty reduction and sustainablemore

Our Work - South-South & Global Cooperation

In 2010, UNDP and China signed a new agreement to strengthen their partnership – the first such agreement between China and a multilateral or bilateral partner. Since then, UNDP and China have set up innovative programmes, which promote South-South Cooperation between China and other developing countries and China’s regional and global engagement.

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