The 10th BRICS Summit will convene in South Africa. The theme for the 10th BRICS Summit is, 'BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution'.
The BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, convene for a BRICS Leaders’ Summit annually. Discussions focus on spheres of political and socio-economic coordination, in which member countries have identified business opportunities, economic complementarities and areas of cooperation.
The new areas of BRICS cooperation, as proposed by South Africa, are: establishment of a Working Group on Peacekeeping; establishment of a Vaccine Research Centre for Collaboration with BRICS vaccine innovation and development partners; establishment of a BRICS Gender and Women’s Forum; leveraging the Strategy for BRICS Economic Partnership towards the pursuit of Inclusive Growth and Advancing the 4th Industrial Revolution; and establishment of a BRICS Tourism Track of Cooperation.
The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of the 9th BRICS Summit is here.
dates: 25-27 July 2018
location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa