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Brics Nations Commit To Knowledge Sharing

Brics Nations Commit To Knowledge Sharing

Pretoria – Members of the BRICS Think Tanks Council (BTTC) have agreed to establish a databank that will help the bloc of emerging national economies to share knowledge across a wide range of fields. This emerged after the BTTC’s two-day meeting concluded on Tuesday. Speaking at the meeting, held near …

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Plenery Session Statement By Jacob Zuma

Plenery Session Statement By Jacob Zuma

PLENERY SESSION STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, HIS EXCELLENCY JACOB ZUMA ADDRESSING THE SUMMIT THEME “BRICS AND AFRICA: PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT, INTEGRATION AND INDUSTRIALISATION” Your Excellency, President Rousseff, Your Excellency President Putin, Your Excellency, President Xi Jinping, Your Excellency Prime Minister Singh, Honourable Ministers …

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Ms Maite Nkoana-mashabane, On International Relations Matters

Ms Maite Nkoana-mashabane, On International Relations Matters

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION, MS MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE, ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MATTERS; THURSDAY, 04 APRIL 2013, DIRCO   Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media, In our briefing today, I will report back on the outcomes of the Fifth BRICS Summit and the BRICS …

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Ebrahim Ebrahim, On International Developments

Ebrahim Ebrahim, On International Developments

STATEMENT BY THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION, MR EBRAHIM EBRAHIM, ON INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS, 06 SEPTEMBER 2013, OR TAMBO BUILDING   In our briefing today, we will focus on the political situation in the Middle East Region particularly the political situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, developments in …

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Keynote Address By Minister Lechesa Tsenoli

Keynote Address By Minister Lechesa Tsenoli

SUMMARY OF THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MINISTER LECHESA TSENOLI, MINISTER OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS (COGTA), DURBAN, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA AT THE JOINT OPENING PLENARY: 2ND URBANISATION FORUM AND 3RD FRIENDSHIP CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COOPERATION FORUM, 27 NOVEMBER 2013 My greetings and respect to our visitors. I welcome …

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The Meeting Of Brics Foreign Ministers (New York, September 25, 2014)

The Meeting Of Brics Foreign Ministers (New York, September 25, 2014)

The BRICS Foreign Ministers met on September 25, 2014 on the margins of the 69-th session of the United Nations General Assembly. In the spirit of openness, inclusiveness and mutually beneficial collaboration, the Ministers reiterated the commitment of BRICS to comprehensive cooperation and a closer economic partnership. The Ministers congratulated …

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Chairperson’s Statement On The Brics Foreign Ministers

Chairperson’s Statement On The Brics Foreign Ministers

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane convened a BRICS Foreign/International Relations Ministers’ meeting on Monday, 24 March 2014 on the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands. The meeting was attended by Minister Sergey Lavrov of the Russian Federation, Minister Salman Khurshid of the Republic of India, Minister Wang Yi …

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Minister Nkoana-mashabane To Address Brics Science, Technology And Innovation Meeting

Minister Nkoana-mashabane To Address Brics Science, Technology And Innovation Meeting

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, is scheduled to speak at the BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation ministerial meeting in Cape Town on 10 February 2014. This meeting originates within the context of the First Summit of the BRICS Leaders held in 2009 in Yekaterinburg, Russia, where …

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Minister Tsenoli Opens The 2nd Brics Urbanisation Forum

Minister Tsenoli Opens The 2nd Brics Urbanisation Forum

BRICS – MINISTER TSENOLI OPENS THE 2ND BRICS URBANISATION FORUM AND 3RD FRIENDSHIP CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COOPERATION FORUM, DURBAN   Interaction between the BRICS member countries is helping South Africa to address problems such as rapid urbanisation, poverty and underdevelopment in an “elegant” manner. This was said by Lechesa …

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Issues Affecting The Youth To Be Discussed At The Brics Forum Meetings

Issues Affecting The Youth To Be Discussed At The Brics Forum Meetings

The impact of urbanisation on the youth will be high on the agenda on the second day of the 2nd BRICS Urbanisation Forum and 3rd Friendship Cities in Local Government Cooperation Forum meetings on Thursday, 28 November 2013. South Africa hosted its first ever BRICS-National Youth Consultative Forum on 01 …

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