South-South Cooperation

Women walk in India 

Making Gender a Priority in Asian-Led Development Cooperation

October 4, 2017


Ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls and empowering them to be active participants in society are critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. While Goal 5 of the SDGs is a stand-alone goal focusing on women and girls, 11 of the 17 SDGs recognize achieving gender equality as a crucial part… Read more


Contemporary Asian Perspectives on South-South Cooperation

July 1, 2017


Edited by Anthea Mulakala The collection of perspectives in this volume, drawn from the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) series hosted jointly by the Korea Development Institute and The Asia Foundation, reveals the continuous evolution of SSC. Representing Asian academia, government, and civil society, the authors provide fresh, c… Read more

A busy intersection in Japan. 

Asia Foundation Experts Participate in ADB Yokohama 2017 Annual Meeting

Yokohama, May 17, 2017


Earlier this month The Asia Foundation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Suzanne Siskel and Director for International Development Cooperation Anthea Mulakala participated in separate panel events at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 50th annual meeting held in Yokohama. On May 5, Siskel was featured as a panelist on Promoting… Read more

Delhi airport 

Asia’s Private Sector Driving Region’s Social and Economic Development

October 5, 2016


The Asia Pacific is forecast to be the world’s fastest growing economic region over the next decade—a remarkable rise that has largely been attributed to the rapid growth of its private sector. Companies such as AirAsia, Tata Group, Samsung, LG Electronics, and Alibaba have been altering traditional ways of doing business, bringing new technologies… Read more


Expert Dialogue on South-South Cooperation at UN in Geneva

July 13, 2016


On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Right to Development and to mark the launch of the new book, India’s Approach to Development Cooperation, co-editors Anthea Mulakala, The Asia Foundation’s director for International Development Cooperation, and Sachin Chaturvedi, director general at the Research and Information System for Developing C… Read more