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Brics Countries Praise The Outcomes Of Russia’s Presidency

The South African Government has praised the outcomes of Russia’s BRICS Presidency in 2015, Nomasonto Maria Sibanda-Thusi, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Russia, said at the opening of a business forum in Yekaterinburg. “The South African Government notes with great satisfaction Russia’s action-packed BRICS Presidency in 2015. …

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Final Report On Russia’s Presidency In Brics

On February 12, Deputy Foreign Minister and Russian BRICS Sherpa Sergei Ryabkov met with the ambassadors of BRICS countries. In light of India’s upcoming BRICS Presidency, the ambassadors received copies of a final report on the results of Russia’s BRICS presidency released by the Foreign Ministry. It covers the events …

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Nene merely a nominee for Brics bank Africa position

Nene merely a nominee for Brics bank Africa position

FORMER finance minister Nhlanhla Nene is a mere nominee to head the Africa regional centre of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and SA (Brics) nations’ New Development Bank. A month after Mr Nene was fired unceremoniously from his post, questions remain around the reason for his hasty removal, as he …

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Russia For Joining Brics Efforts Against Tuberculosis

Russia has proposed pooling the efforts and capabilities of the BRICS countries to combat tuberculosis and to hold an international forum on this issue jointly with the World Health Organisation, Russian Minister of Healthcare Veronika Skvortsova said at the BRICS Healthcare Ministers Meeting. According to Ms Skvortsova, the best way …

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Young Diplomats Of Brics Countries Meet In Moscow

Young Diplomats Of Brics Countries Meet In Moscow

On 28 October 2015, the Foreign Ministry’s Diplomatic Academy hosted a Forum of Young Diplomats from the BRICS countries. It was attended by employees of foreign ministries and embassies of Brazil, India, China and South Africa and representatives of the Russian Foreign Ministry under 35 years of age. The participants …

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Brics Healthcare Ministers Meet In Moscow

Brics Healthcare Ministers Meet In Moscow

the 5th BRICS Healthcare Ministers Meeting took place in Moscow. The meeting, which was chaired by Russian Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova, was also attended by Dr Luiz Loures, Deputy Executive Director, Programme, UNAIDS, and Haik Nikogosian, Special Representative for the Director of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. WHO Director …

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Meeting Of The Brics Ministers On Science, Technology And Innovation

On 28 October, the BRICS Ministers of Science, Technology and Innovation held a meeting in Moscow, after which they signed the Moscow Ministerial Declaration on the main spheres of cooperation for the medium term. The declaration has a provision on establishing working groups on cooperation in the framework of major …

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Brics Global University Summit In Moscow

On 26-28 October, Moscow hosted the BRICS Global University Summit (GUS). It focused on academic mobility, educational migration, university ratings and consortiums, the accessibility of education and BRICS distance education. Participants also discussed the formation of the BRICS Network University. Speaking at the summit, Deputy Minister of Education and Science …

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Brics Network University To Open In 2016

Brics Network University To Open In 2016

BRICS Network University will open next year, Russian Minister of Education and Science Dmitry Livanov said at the Meeting of the BRICS Ministers on Science, Technology and Innovation. “The university will become fully operational next academic year, giving many Russian students an opportunity to study at the best universities of …

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Brics Proposes Using Public-private Partnership Against Corruption

BRICS PROPOSES USING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AGAINST CORRUPTION

Russia, with the support of its BRICS partners, is promoting a document in the UN on the use of public-private partnership to combat corruption, said Russian Ambassador at Large for Issues of International Anti-Corruption Cooperation Vladimir Tarabrin at the sixth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the …

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