15-16 October 2016 Goa, India
8th BRICS Summit

BRICS brings together five major emerging economies that comprise 43% of the world population, 30% of world GDP and 17% of world trade: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The theme of India's BRICS Chairmanship is 'Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions.' During India's Chairmanship, Members plan to adopt a five-pronged approach: institution building to further deepen, sustain and institutionalize BRICS cooperation; implementation of the decisions from previous Summits; integrating the existing cooperation mechanisms; innovation, i.e., new cooperation mechanisms; and continuity, i.e., continuation of mutually agreed existing BRICS cooperation mechanisms. The focus during India's BRICS Chairmanship will be on enhancing people-to-people (P2P) contacts of BRICS Member States, especially youth.  

dates: 15-16 October 2016  
location: Goa, India  
www: http://brics2016.gov.in/content/innerpage/8th-summit.php  

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