BRICS News Digest for the previous week



BRICS News Digest for the previous week

We tell you about what happened in economics, politics, culture, science and education in the countries of the association

Lula da Silva to attend BRICS summit in Kazan

The Brazilian President held a scheduled meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met in the Brazilian capital.

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Russia unveils calendar of events for its BRICS Chairmanship

The key event of the year will be the summit in Kazan

The website of Russia’s BRICS chairmanship has published a calendar of events for 2024. It lists more than 200 events.

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India’s foreign minister says new countries want to join BRICS

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar spoke at the Munich Security Conference 2024

Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said that the desire of new nations to join BRICS shows the value and usefulness of the association.

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China and Saudi Arabia begin construction of ethylene production project

The base will be built in eastern China

In Fujian Province, the comprehensive construction of the main facility of the Sino-Saudi ethylene production project has started.

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African Union summit approves second part of Agenda 2063

The summit was held in Ethiopia on 17-18 February

The Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa hosted the two-day 37th African Union (AU) Summit. 

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Sergey Lavrov: Russia to help Venezuela join BRICS

The Russian Foreign Minister said this at a meeting with the leader of Venezuela

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov paid a working visit to Venezuela, during which he met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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South Africa chooses date for the general election

The head of the party that will win will become the new president of the country

General national and regional elections in South Africa will be held on 29 May 2024, the South African presidential administration said.

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Global Green Growth Institute praises Ethiopia’s readiness to tackle climate change

The parties discussed green bonds and carbon markets

Helena McLeod, Deputy Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), met with Ethiopian State Minister of Planning and Development Seyum Mekonnen in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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Russia and Brazil revise the schedule of contacts taking into account BRICS and G20 presidencies

G20 meetings are taking place in Rio de Janeiro

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Brazilian counterpart Mauro Vieira reviewed the schedule of contacts at various levels, taking into account the BRICS and G20 presidencies.

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