Themes and Priorities for 2018 Summit

Thematic areas identified by South Africa for 2018:

1)    Establishment of a virtual vaccine research platform for collaboration with BRICS vaccine innovation and development partners.

2)    Establishment of a BRICS gender and women’s forum.

3)    Establishment of a working group on peacekeeping.

4)    Leveraging the strategy for BRICS economic partnerships as linked to the fourth industrial revolution.