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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The rise of the Global South? International Politics in Significant risks remain and the performance of the global economy still falls behind our expectations. In this context, we support the implementation of the UN General Assembly Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and are determined to strengthen cooperation in countering this global threat.

It is the overarching objective and strong shared desire for peace, security, development and cooperation that brought together BRICS countries. This is a major step towards institutionalizing cooperation:. We believe there is no alternative to a negotiated solution to the Iranian nuclear issue. We are grateful to our Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors for the work undertaken on the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement and direct them to negotiate and conclude the agreements which will establish them.

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. The initial contribution to the Bank should be substantial and sufficient for the Bank to be effective in financing infrastructure.

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We are deeply concerned about the construction of Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, which is a violation of international law and harmful to the peace process. This may point to an emerging “BRICS Consensus” – symbolized by the pursuit of a state-led economic growth strategy sustained by strong development banks.

To this end, we adopt the eThekwini Action Plan. We are committed to ensure that new proposals and approaches to the Doha Round negotiations will reinforce the core decllaration and the developmental mandate of the Doha Round.

We have agreed to establish the New Development Bank.

We remain concerned with the slow pace of the reform of the IMF. The declaration has an assertive ring to it:. BRICS cooperation towards more productive use of global financial resources can make a positive contribution to addressing this problem.


The eThekwini declaration and AfricaSan action plan

It would also contribute to strengthening the global financial safety net and complement existing international arrangements as an additional line of defence. All options should be explored, with an open mind, to achieve this.

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 emphasise the importance of political inclusiveness and economic and social development in order for Mali to achieve sustainable peace and stability.

eThekwini Declaration and AfricaSan Action Plan

We consider that the next Director-General of the WTO declarration be a representative of a developing country. We are gravely concerned with the deterioration in the current situation in the Central African Republic CAR and deplore the loss of life. 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 decoaration to be resolved at a BRICS Summit.

We emphasise the importance of ensuring steady, adequate and predictable access to long term finance for developing countries from a variety of sources. We are committed to building a harmonious world of lasting peace and common declaratioj and reaffirm that the 21stcentury should declaratin marked by peace, security, development, and cooperation. Low Income Countries LICs continue to face challenges that threaten the impressive growth performance of recent years.

We note the following meetings held deeclaration the implementation of the Delhi Action Plan: We express concern about the reports of the deterioration in humanitarian conditions in Mali and call upon the international community to ddeclaration to cooperate with Mali and its neighbouring countries in order to ensure humanitarian assistance to civilian population affected by the armed conflict. We express our deep concern with instability stretching from North Africa, in particular the Sahel, and the Gulf of Guinea.

In such circumstances, we reaffirm our strong commitment to support growth and foster financial stability. Ten Predictions under EnglishFeatured. We underscore our commitment to work together in the UN to continue our cooperation and strengthen multilateral approaches in international relations based on decllaration rule of law and anchored in the Charter of the United Nations.


We believe that the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals MDGs address the needs of developing countries, many of which continue to face developmental challenges, including widespread poverty and inequality. We welcome the appointment of the new Chairperson of the AU Commission as an affirmation of the leadership of women. We reiterate our strong commitment to the United Nations UN as declaratiln foremost multilateral forum entrusted with bringing about hope, peace, order and sustainable development to the world.

As a result, uncertainty about strength and durability of the recovery and the direction of policy in some major economies remains high.

We welcome the core objectives of the Russian Presidency in the G20 inin particular the efforts to increased financing for investment and ensure public debt sustainability aimed at ensuring strong, sustainable, inclusive and balanced growth and job creation around the world. We look forward to significant and meaningful deliverables that are balanced and address key development concerns of the poorest and most vulnerable WTO members, at the ninth Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Bali.

Was Syria an exception? This is, particularly regarding the contingency fund, a certain disappointment. We call upon all parties to allow safe and unhindered humanitarian access. We extend support to the efforts aimed at combating illicit traffic in opiates originating in Afghanistan within the framework of the Paris Pact.

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Brazil, Russia and China express their sympathy to the South African and Indian governments for the casualties that their citizens suffered in the CAR.

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 direct our Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to continue working towards its establishment.

We reiterate our commitment to work together for accelerated progress in attaining the Millennium Development Goals MDGs by the target date ofand we call upon other members of the international community to work towards the same objective.