Partnerships, South-South Cooperation & Exchange

Through the power of partnerships and cooperation, PAGE is greater than the sum of its parts. By bringing together the expertise of UN agencies, funding partners, action partners and the wider green economy community, PAGE works to transform economies and financial systems into drivers of sustainability and social equity.

Partnerships

PAGE supports delivery of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement by building on its initial base of UN partner agencies and its strong collaboration with relevant initiatives within the inclusive green economy community. PAGE’s successful models for cooperation, collaboration and synchronisation of activities with other institutions and peer initiatives are based on a strong sense of community, trust, and non-competitive behaviour.

  • 5 UN Agencies
  • 8 Funding partners
  • 10 Action Partners

 

South-South Cooperation and Exchange

South-South cooperation among PAGE partner and non-partner countries allows for mutual learning from evidence-based solutions and pathways for reaching a resource-efficient, low-carbon and socially inclusive economy.

PAGE supports sharing of experiences and lessons learned for conducting assessments, policy analysis and design, and strategies among its partners and beyond.

Kyrgyz Republic-Mongolia exchange held up as best practice

On International South-South Cooperation Day, 12 September 2018, PAGE’s work in Mongolia and the Kyrgyz Republic was recognized in a report highlighting best practices in South-South and triangular cooperation throughout the entire UN system. The Kyrgyz-Mongolian cooperation included peer-to-peer learning sessions on the development and implementation of the policy reform for green economy and the use of green technologies in business, as well as sustainable finance and sustainable public procurement.

China shares experiences and lessons learned with South Africa

China, through Jiangsu Province, was the first country to apply the Green Economy Progress Measurement Framework – a tool developed by PAGE - at the sub-national level. In 2018, policymakers in South Africa began to consider the tool to track their green economy transition and use it as a potential dashboard for green economy and sustainability indicators. A national training and stakeholder workshop on indicators for green economy policymaking took place in Pretoria, which provided the opportunity to link the processes from the two countries. To support this exchange, researcher from Nanjing University in China were invited to share their experience applying the Green Economy Progress Framework in Jiangsu Province.

PAGE Uruguay supports launch of PAGE Argentina

Argentina joined PAGE is 2018 and kicked off its activities with a workshop in November, gathering representatives from PAGE partner agencies and government agencies to identify challenges and opportunities and set priorities for future PAGE work in the country. To support this initiative, the National Coordinator from PAGE Uruguay participated in the workshop, sharing experiences and lessons learned from PAGE’s engagement in Uruguay.