S-Space Graduate School of International Studies (국제대학원) Dept. of International Studies (국제학과) Theses (Master's Degree_국제학과)
Strategizing Triangular Cooperation: In the case of Japan International Cooperation Agency
일본국제협력기구의 사례를 통한 삼각협력 전략화 방안
- Chan Kyu Kim
- 국제대학원 국제학과
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 국제대학원
- 학위논문 (석사)-- 서울대학교 국제대학원 : 국제학과(국제협력전공), 2016. 8. 김태균.
- Triangular cooperation programs are considered as effective mechanism to enhance south-south cooperation and aid effectiveness. While providers, pivotal states and beneficiary states continue to pursue this emerging
development cooperation practices, there are still many questions that needs to be answered, in order to recognize significance and values of triangular cooperation. To provide further explanation of this development cooperation practices, the theoretical background is laid out with focus on realism to
explain the rationale behind triangular cooperation. Through the literature review, the rationale of triangular cooperation is examined according to the
perspectives of the donor, pivotal state and the beneficiary state to explain actorsmotivations.
This paper focuses in uncovering motivations of how leading triangular cooperation donor country Japan, engages in triangular cooperation practices. The study examines Japans triangular cooperation practices under OECDs triangular cooperation typology to uncover in which context Japan is utilizing each types of triangular cooperation to achieve its development cooperation objectives. After the categorization of triangular cooperation cases are completed, the paper provides analysis on general patterns of JICAs development cooperation regarding each category. The paper also
provides case analysis to illustrate cases that represent each triangular cooperation types to provide detailed explanation on Japans rationale behind conducting triangular cooperation. By strategizing Japans triangular cooperation practices, paper explains characteristics of JICAs triangular cooperation programs and provides implications for donor countries to
consider when implementing triangular cooperation.