Beyond the North-South Divide: Triangular Cooperation in the New Development Cooperation

International development cooperation has been changing rapidly during the last two decades. Shifts in international power constellations and a trend towards an  increasing multipolarity are reflected in development cooperation institutions and settings. A group of middle-income countries – among them, the BRICS – have significantly stepped up their development cooperation programs, and managed to establish themselves as important actors in the international aid landscape. (This Policy Brief was written in April 2014, reviewed and published in March 2015).