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SA And Russian Space Agencies Sign Agreement On The Margins Of Brics Summit

SA And Russian Space Agencies Sign Agreement On The Margins Of Brics Summit

The Minister of Science and Technology, Derek Hanekom, has welcomed the signing of an agreement between the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos). The agreement, on the RadioAstron space satellite, was signed today, 26 March 2013 in Durban, coinciding with Russian President Vladimir …

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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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Application For Accreditation

Application For Accreditation

APPLICATION FOR ACCREDITATION: 2ND BRICS URBANISATION FORUM & 3RD FRIENDSHIP CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COOPERATION FORUM Media Advisory Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to the 2nd BRICS Urbanisation Forum and 3rd Friendship Cities and Local Government Cooperation Forum to be held 26-29 November 2013, Inkosi Albert …

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International Relations Developments

International Relations Developments

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, MS MAITE NKOANA-MASHABANE, ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DEVELOPMENTS, OR TAMBO BUILDING, 08 OCTOBER 2013 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the media. In our briefing today, we will:  (1)          report back on the outcomes of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, …

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Brics Cooperatives To Gather In Cape Town

Brics Cooperatives To Gather In Cape Town

  Cooperatives leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather in Cape Town for the third BRICS Cooperatives Meeting that will take place at the International Convention Centre from 26-27 October 2013. The Meeting will be hosted by the South African National Apex Cooperative (SANACO) in …

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Brics Crucial To Dealing With Global Food Crisis

Pretoria – BRICS is an important grouping to deal with the global food crisis, promote global economic recovery as well as play a crucial role in global initiatives for food security. This is according to a joint declaration of the 3rd BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development, who met …

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