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Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica entered into a partnership through the South-South Cooperation Programme for Sustainable Development, with the financial support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This initiative was established in 2002 based on the principles of equality, reciprocity and participation of all societal stakeholders.

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Reformatorisch Dagblad - Costa Rica toont dankbaarheid aan Nederland

DEN HAAG (ANP) – De minister van Buitenlandse zaken van Costa Rica, René Castro, is maandag in Den Haag. Hij is er om de regering te bedanken voor het initiatief voor en de financiële steun aan het ontwikkelingsprogramma Partners in South-South Cooperation (PSSC). Dit is een samenwerking tussen Benin, Bhutan en Costa Rica die in 1994 is gestart.

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Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Spanish Service - Costa Rica muestra su agradecimiento a Holanda

LA HAYA (ANP). El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Costa Rica, René Castro, estuvo el lunes en La Haya para expresar su agradecimiento al gobierno holandés por la iniciativa y el apoyo financiero prestado al programa de desarrollo, Socios en la Cooperación Sur-Sur, PSSC, una colaboración entre Benín, Bután y Costa Rica que se inició en 1994.

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Radio Netherlands Worldwide - PSSC leaders show Dutch their gratitude

Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 30/5/2011 - Costa Rican minister of foreign affairs René Castro visited The Hague Monday to thank the Dutch government for helping develop Partners in South-South Cooperation (PSSC). The initiative was established in 2002 between Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica with financial support from the Netherlands.


capacity4dev.eu - Organic Pineapples and Edible Insects: All Part of a Three-way South-South Initiative

capacity4dev.eu, 11/2/2011 - Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica have come together under a programme of South-South cooperation, sharing skills and knowledge on agriculture, environmental issues and much more, using funds from the Netherlands.


RNW - Dutch development aid project charms Brussels

Thijs Westerbeek van Eerten, 26/1/2011 - Developing countries helping each other. Initially, they get a bit of support from outside but after a while they’re on their own. The Dutch idea is producing such good results that the European Union looks set to use it as a basis for a new approach to development aid.

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