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EVENTS

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  • 25
    Monday 25 June

    3rd BRICS Young Scientists Forum

    All day
    25 06 2018-30 06 2018
    Durban
    Durban, South Africa

    Categories:

    BRICS Young Innovator Prize 
    BRICS Young Programmer Competition 
    BRICS Young Women Dialogue on STI

  • 25
    Monday 25 June

    Civil BRICS Summit 2018

    All day
    25 06 2018-26 06 2018
    SABRICS
    24 St Andrews Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

    On 25-26 June 2018, civil society organisations (CSOs) will host the Civil BRICS Summit ahead of the BRICS Summit at the offices of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences for a …[Read more]

  • 26
    Tuesday 26 June

    3rd Meeting of the Customs Cooperation Committee

    All day
    26 06 2018
    Brussels
    Brussels, Belgium

    On the margins of World Customs Organisation (WCO) meeting.

NEWS

  • Video Clips: 10th BRICS Academic Forum Interviews from the 10th BRICS Academic forum held at the Sandton International Convention Centre between the 28th – 31st of May 2018: Minister Naledi Pandor’s interview with CNBC Prof. Sitas CNBC Power lunch interview Prof. Sitas interview with the SABC
  • Media Statement: Civil BRICS Summit 2018 On 25-26 June 2018, civil society organisations (CSOs) will host the Civil BRICS Summit ahead of the BRICS Summit at the offices of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences for a two-day meeting.   This is the culmination of several consultations that took place at a provincial level in South Africa. This included …
  • Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations o4 June 2018 The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 4 June 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Ministers reflected on the importance of this year marking a decade of BRICS Summits, …
  • SA ready to take over BRICS Business Council chairmanship Cape Town –  Africa is set for a decade of “unbelievable growth and prosperity”. This is according to Dr Iqbal Survé, chairman of the SA chapter of the BRICS Business Council, who will take up the annual rotating chairmanship of the overall BRICS Business Council (BBC) at the mid-term meeting which takes place in Shanghai, China, next …
  • Public Lecture on BRICS in Africa: Collaboration, Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution 19 April 2018 – Public lecture on BRICS at the University of Limpopo The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has partnered with the University of Limpopo for a public lecture on South Africa’s hosting of the 10th BRICS Summit. Taking place under the theme: “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration, Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th …
  • SARS to host BRICS Heads of Customs Authorities PRETORIA, 11 April 2018 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will host the Customs Cooperation Meeting, which is a representation of the heads of customs authorities from BRICS member countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa with a view to enhance relations and further improve co-operation and promote development among BRICS member countries.  The …
  • Reconfiguring the World System: The Sunday Independent: Envisioning inclusive development through a socially responsive economy
  • BRICS preparing proposals to remove administrative barriers for summit in South Africa 27 March 2018 Russia expects proposals aimed at removing excessively complex administrative barriers within BRCIS to be prepared by the Business Council by the next summit in South Africa scheduled for July 2018, President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergey Katyrin, who heads the Russian delegation, said at a meeting of the BRCIS …
  • New economic world order is emerging – and BRICS will be at the centre of it 26 March 2018 The rise and rise of the Brics bloc is a definite indication of the new emerging world order, one that is both political and economic in nature and is a reflection of the global power shift and realities of the twenty-first century.The Brics countries have a lot going for them. Together they encompass …
  • BRICS to prioritise Digital Economy – Survé Date: 4 April, 2018 JOHANNESBURG – BRICS countries – led by South Africa – are going to prioritise the digital economy in the development of cheaper, quicker and faster digital and mobile technology. BRICS compromises five major emerging national economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The incoming chairman of the BRICS Business Council, Dr. Iqbal …