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BRICS summit in South Africa: Great power ambitions and/or global responsibilities?

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In a time of toxic nationalisms, the commitment of BRICS leaders is of high value.

From 25 to 27 July, South Africa organised the tenth BRICS summit. The heads of state and government from Brazil, Russia, India, China and the host country convened in Johannesburg against the backdrop of rising insecurity and fragmentation in the global system.

 

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BRICS and Africa

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Opportunity to take actions for positive change

Leaders of five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – will meet in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25-27 July for the 10th BRICS Summit, convened under the theme: BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

 

 

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Crisis or progress? The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) after Nairobi

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Was the Nairobi GPEDC meeting a success?

From 28 November to 1 December, several thousand people gathered in Nairobi for the second High-Level Meeting (HLM) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). The first meeting was held in Mexico City 18 months ago. The question is: was the second meeting a success?

 

 

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