BRICS Current Affairs, GK & News

BRICS-Agricultural Research Platform- Key Facts

Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, chaired the 11th Meeting of BRICS on August 27, 2021. Highlights Ministers of Agriculture from Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa held meeting virtually under the theme- “BRICS Partnership for Strengthening Agrobiodiversity for Food and Nutrition Security”. BRICS grouping brings the major emerging economies of ..

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BRICS finalises ‘Counter Terrorism Action Plan’

The BRICS Counter-Terrorism Action Plan has been finalized to strengthen BRICS counter-terrorism cooperation. Highlights This discussion took place at the sixth meeting of the BRICS Anti-Terrorism Working Group held on July 28 to 29. The working group meeting was held on a virtual basis, with the participation of the working group member states India, Russia, ..

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India chairs BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues

From 12 to 14 July, 2021 the BRICS meeting on Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) was held.   Key Points During the three day CGETI meeting, the BRICS members deliberated on the proposals which were circulated by India. These proposals were mainly for increasing and strengthening the intra-BRICS trade and cooperation was ..

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BRICS Foreign Ministers hold virtual meeting

BRICS foreign ministers meeting was hold virtually on June 1, 2021. Agenda of the meeting During the minister’s meet, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar highlighted significant principles which were guiding BRICS. He also referred to international law and UN Charter which recognises sovereign equality of all states and respects territorial integrity. According to him, desired ..

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Second BRICS Sherpas’ meeting convened

The second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting was conducted to discuss preparations for scheduled meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers on 1st June. Highlights The BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas meeting was convened under India’s Chair-ship from 25th to 28th of May. During the meeting BRICS partners negotiated key deliverables for India’s char-ship at BRICS ..

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