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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We support the efforts of the UN, AU and sub-regional organisations to bring about peace, security and stability in the country. We are concerned about threats of military action as well as unilateral sanctions. Paragraph 26 strikes a balance between Russian interests regarding Syria opposing any further militarization of the conflict and civil society, which had urged the Brazilian and South African government in particular to include a call to “allow and facilitate immediate, safe, full and unimpeded access to humanitarian organisations to all in need of assistance.

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The rise of the Global South? We have agreed to establish the New Development Bank. He is currently writing a book on Brazil’s role in Latin American politics. We will continue in our efforts for the successful conclusion of the Doha Round, based on the progress made and in keeping with its mandate, while upholding the principles of transparency, inclusiveness and multilateralism.

We call upon all parties to allow safe and unhindered humanitarian access.

In March we ethfkwini 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.

Low Income Countries LICs continue to face challenges that threaten the impressive growth performance of recent years.

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We believe that the UN has a central role in coordinating international action against terrorism within the framework of the UN Charter and in accordance with principles and norms of international law. Some of these actions produce negative spillover effects on other economies of the world. We extend support to the efforts aimed at combating illicit traffic in opiates originating in Afghanistan within the framework of the Paris Pact.

This may point to an emerging “BRICS Consensus” – symbolized by the pursuit of a state-led economic growth strategy sustained by strong development banks. SMEs are major creators of jobs and wealth. Our discussions reflected our growing intra-BRICS solidarity as well as our shared goal to contribute positively to global peace, stability, development and cooperation.


We support its independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty. Afghanistan needs time, development assistance and cooperation, preferential access to world markets, foreign investment and a clear end-state strategy to attain lasting peace and stability.

eThekwini Declaration and AfricaSan Action Plan

As a result, uncertainty about strength and durability of the recovery and the direction of policy in some major economies remains high. 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 are gravely concerned with the deterioration in the current situation in the Central African Republic CAR and deplore the loss of life. We aim at progressively developing BRICS into a full-fledged mechanism of current and long-term coordination on a wide range of key issues of the world economy and politics.

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 reclaration support efforts that will lead to an expeditious conclusion of the DDA. We support the civilian efforts of the Malian Government and its international community partners in realising the transitional programme leading up to the presidential and legislative elections.

Many LICs are currently in a weaker position to deal with exogenous shocks given the more limited fiscal buffers and the constrained aid envelopes, which will affect their ability to sustain progress towards achieving the MDGs. We also underscore the need for appropriate action to be taken by advanced economies in order to rebuild confidence, foster growth and secure a strong recovery. We are committed to forging a stronger partnership for common development. We note the following meetings held in the implementation of the Delhi Action Plan: Progress in rebuilding macro-economic buffers has been relatively slow, partly due to measures adopted to etheowini the social impact of exogenous shocks.

We welcome the appointment of the new Chairperson of the AU Commission as an declaaration of the leadership ethelwini women.

We express our deep concern with the deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Syria and condemn the increasing violations of human rights and of international humanitarian law as a result of continued violence. In such circumstances, we reaffirm our strong commitment to support growth and foster financial stability.


The eThekwini declaration and AfricaSan action plan

BRICS cooperation towards more productive use of global financial resources can make a positive contribution to addressing this problem. We are concerned at the lack of progress in the Middle East Peace Process and call on the international community to assist both Israel and Palestine to work towards a two-state solution with a contiguous and economicallyviable Palestinian state, existing side by side in peace with Israel, within internationally recognized borders, based on those existing on 4 Junewith East Jerusalem as its capital.

This is an implicit criticism of the Assad regime, which obstructs humanitarian organizations’ access to rebel-held areas. We believe there is no alternative to a negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.

Volatility in food and other commodity prices have made food security an issue as well as constraining their sources of revenue. We consider that the next Director-General of the WTO should be a representative of a developing country.

Most notable, perhaps, is the possible creation of a “virtual Secretariat” under the section “New areas of cooperation to be explored” – policy analysts and academics from all BRICS countries should now use the coming year to develop the suggestions made in the last part of the declaration further and enrich the debate with proposals – for example about what a virtual BRICS Secretariat should do.

We will review progress made in these two initiatives at our next meeting in September In some key countries unemployment stays unusually elevated, while high levels of private and public indebtedness inhibit growth. Paragraph 26 strikes a balance between Russian interests regarding Syria opposing any further militarization of the conflict and civil society, which had urged the Brazilian and South African government in particular to include a call to.

The leadership selection of IFIs should be through an open, transparent and merit-based process and truly open to candidates from the emerging market economies and developing countries.

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.

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