Technology Executive Committee

Strengthening climate technology policies

South-South and triangular Cooperation

The Technology Executive Committee acknowledges the key role South-South and triangular cooperation can play in combating climate change. To learn more about the committee's work in this area, read the documents found below:

Potential of South-South and triangular cooperation on climate technologies for advancing implementation of NDCs and NAPs

"I welcome the joint efforts of the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee and the United Nations Office for South–South Cooperation to showcase good practices in climate technology cooperation. Their work also highlights viable models of South–South and triangular cooperation for replication and scaling up at the global level", Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC Secretariat.

"This joint publication by the Technology Executive Committee and the United Nations Office for South–South Cooperation clearly demonstrates the tremendous potential of South–South and triangular cooperation on climate-friendly technologies for advancing developing countries’ achievement of their priorities under the Paris Agreement", Jorge Chediek, Director, UN Office for South-South Cooperation.

Download the publication here or read online below:

TEC Brief 9: South-South and Triangular Cooperation

The Technology Executive Committee is proud to announce the publication of a new TEC Brief titled “South-South and triangular cooperation on technologies for adaptation in the water and agriculture sectors”. This brief highlights challenges, best practices, lessons learned, and the roles of stakeholders in replicating and transferring such technologies. It also is set in the context of country efforts to implement their national adaptation plans, nationally determined contributions and the sustainable development goals. Download the brief here or read online below:

Compilation of Good Practices

This compilation of case studies can only provide first insights on a broad range of knowledge-sharing and practical learning approaches on adaptation technologies applied in South–South and triangular cooperation. However, some common trends, good practices, barriers and enablers can be drawn from these cases. Download the document here or read online below:


For the TEC's policy recommendations on South-South and triangular cooperation for climate adaptation and mitigation technologies click here.

Related Event

Thematic dialogue on enablers and barriers to South-South cooperation on technologies for adaptation