Committee on South-South Cooperation on the occasion of the thirty-second session of ECLAC
The ECLAC secretariat presented for consideration by delegations the document Activities of the ECLAC system to promote and support South-South cooperation during the biennium 2006-2007, which examined the characteristics of South-South cooperation and multilateral assistance channelled through the United Nations. The first section analysed the overall situation and described the general trends relating to official development assistance in recent years. Section II of the document reviewed the cooperation activities of ECLAC during the 2006-2007 biennium, with particular reference to South-South cooperation in a global, multilateral framework. It outlined the characteristics of ECLAC technical assistance projects and reports on the expenditures incurred in that area during the biennium, listing the projects by subject area. A number of key projects which had contributed to the implementation of South-South cooperation in the region were highlighted. The technical assistance missions undertaken by ECLAC during the past biennium were examined by subject and geographical area. Lastly, South-South cooperation activities were presented by subprogramme with an indication of the Millennium Development Goals to which they were related.