The eThekwini Declaration continues the trend of successively widening and deepening cooperation between the BRICS. The 5th BRICS. The Second African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene—AfricaSan+5—was heldin Durban, South Africa from February 18–21, , with. 5th BRICS Summit – eThekwini Declaration and Action Plan. 1. We, the leaders of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the.

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Was Syria an exception? Consultative meeting of BRICS Senior Officials in the margins of relevant sustainable development, environment and climate related international fora, where appropriate. The rise of the Global South? We express our deep concern with instability stretching from North Africa, in particular the Sahel, and the Gulf of Guinea. We agree that the next summit cycles will, in principle, follow the sequence of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

We welcome the twentieth Anniversary of the World Conference on Human Rights and of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and agree to explore cooperation in the field of human rights. As a result, uncertainty about strength and durability of the recovery and the direction of policy in some major economies remains high. We look forward to significant and meaningful deliverables that are balanced and address key development concerns of the poorest and most vulnerable WTO members, at the ninth Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Bali.

We will also continue to prioritise the G20 development agenda as a vital element of global economic stability and long-term sustainable growth and job creation.

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In March we directed our Finance Ministers to examine the feasibility and viability of setting up a New Development Bank for mobilising resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies and developing countries, to supplement the existing efforts of multilateral and regional financial institutions for global growth and development.

We strongly condemn the abuses and acts of violence against the civilian population and urge all parties to the conflict to immediately decllaration hostilities declaragion return to negotiations.

SMEs are major creators of jobs and wealth. We support the reform and improvement of the international monetary system, with a broad-based international reserve currency system providing stability and certainty.

We also reiterate our call for concluding negotiations as soon as possible in the UN General Assembly on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism and its adoption by all Member States and agreed to work together towards this objective. We believe that the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals MDGs ethekeini the needs of developing countries, many of which continue to face developmental challenges, including widespread poverty and inequality.

In this context, we support the implementation of the UN General Assembly Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and are determined to strengthen cooperation in countering this global threat. In this regard, we reaffirm the need for a comprehensive reform of the UN, including its Security Council, with a view to making it more representative, effective and efficient, ddeclaration that it can be more responsive to global challenges.


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We consider that the next Director-General of the WTO should be a representative of a developing country. An analysis 28 Mar.

We therefore, reaffirm our support for sustainable infrastructure development in Africa. The declaration has an assertive ring to it: We concur that the WTO requires a new leader who demonstrates a commitment to multilateralism and to enhancing the effectiveness of the WTO including through a commitment to support efforts that will lead to an expeditious conclusion of the DDA. As the global economy is being reshaped, weare committed to exploring new models and approaches towards more equitable development and inclusive global growth by emphasising complementarities and building on our respective economic strengths.

We note the following meetings held in the implementation of the Delhi Action Plan: This may sound encouraging, but falls clearly short of actual Russian and Chinese support for providing permanent seats to Brazil, India and South Africa – yet this is largely due to Japan’s role in the G4, and thus unlikely to be resolved at a BRICS Summit.

We reiterate our strong commitment to the United Nations UN as the foremost multilateral forum entrusted with bringing about hope, peace, order and sustainable development to the world.

The prevailing global governance architecture is regulated by institutions which were conceived in circumstances when the international landscape in all its aspects was characterised by very different challenges and opportunities. We call for the reform of International Financial Institutions to make them more representative and to reflect the growing weight of BRICS and other developing countries.

The eThekwini declaration and AfricaSan action plan

We are gravely concerned with the deterioration in the current situation in the Central African Republic CAR and deplore the loss of life. We urge all parties to ensure the safety of humanitarian workers. Mid-term meeting of Sherpas and Sous-Sherpas. We support the civilian efforts of the Etthekwini Government and its international community partners in realising the transitional programme leading up to the presidential and legislative elections. We note policy actions in Europe, the US and Japan aimed at reducing tail-risks in the declaratiion economy.

Declarqtion reaffirm our support for an open, transparent and rules-based multilateral trading system. They have concluded that the establishment of a self-managed contingent reserve arrangement would have a positive precautionary effect, help BRICS countries forestall short-term liquidity pressures, provide mutual support and further strengthen financial stability.

It is the overarching objective and strong shared desire for peace, security, development and cooperation that brought together BRICS countries. Many LICs are currently in a weaker position to deal with exogenous shocks given the more limited declxration buffers and the constrained aid envelopes, which will affect their ability to sustain progress towards achieving the MDGs.


While this may be consistent with domestic monetary policy mandates, major Central Banks should avoid the unintended consequences of these actions in the form of increased volatility of capital flows, currencies and commodity prices, which may have negative declaratikn effects on other economies, in particular developing countries. All options should be explored, with an open mind, to achieve this. We reiterate our commitment to work together for accelerated progress in attaining the Millennium Development Goals MDGs by the target date ofand we call upon other members of the international community to work towards the same objective.

eThekwini Declaration and AfricaSan Action Plan

He is currently writing a book on Brazil’s role in Latin American politics. This may point to an emerging “BRICS Consensus” – symbolized by the pursuit of a state-led economic growth strategy sustained by strong development banks.

Indonesia’s Mari Elka Pangestu is thought to be the favorite. We are fully committed to a coordinated inter-governmental process for the elaboration of the UN development agenda. We recognize the critical positive role the Internet plays globally in promoting economic, social and ethewkini development. Developing countries face challenges of infrastructure development due to insufficient long-term financing and foreign direct investment, especially investment in capital stock.

The UN enjoys universal membership and is at the centre of global governance and multilateralism. In such circumstances, we reaffirm our strong commitment to support growth and foster financial stability. The declaration has an assertive ring to it:. We believe there is no alternative to a negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.

Yet seven of the nine candidates are from developing countries, which provides the other BRICS countries wiggle room to support someone else. This is a major step towards institutionalizing cooperation: We reiterate that individual countries, especially in Africa and other developing countries of the South, cannot achieve the MDGs on their own and therefore the centrality of Goal 8 on Global Partnerships for Development to achieve the MDGs should remain at the core of the global development discourse for the UN System.

Brazil, Russia and China express their sympathy to the South African and Indian governments for the casualties that their citizens suffered in the CAR. In this regard, we stress that the development agenda beyond should build on the MDG framework, keeping the focus on poverty eradication and human development, while addressing emerging challenges of development taking into consideration individual national circumstances of developing countries.

We support its independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty. International Politics in