South-South Cooperation: Trade Unions’ key asks to the BAPA+40

Trade unions have presented their key asks on South-South an Triangular Cooperation at the United Nations’ High-level Conference on South-South Cooperation (Buenos Aires, 20-22 March 2019).

The document includes trade unions’ nine key asks on South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC). Framed by the overarching objective of the labour movement to create a global New Social Contract, the key asks range from building SSTC on the development effectiveness principle and including the SDGs SDGs The Sustainable Development Goals were one of the outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference. The members States launched a new set of future international development goals, which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post-2015 development agenda. at the core of SSTC to calling for a new development model and for acknowledging the work that trade unions are doing in this sense through their own SSTC programmes.

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