Africa’s $100 billion infrastructure gap: why Africa must seize the moment on the New Development Bank
Written by Nomfundo Xenia Ngwenya and Cyril Prinsloo
- Researcher, Global Economic Governance Africa 2016
- Global Economic Governance Africa is entering Phase 2
- WTO Project: Restoring Multilateral Trade Co-operation
Involving the private sector in financing infrastructure for development
The International Conference on Financing for Development held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13-15 July 2015 brought together world leaders to assess progress on the implementation of the 2002 Monterrey Consensus and the 2008 Doha Declaration on Financing for Development. The goal of the Monterrey Consensus, endorsed at Doha, was ‘to eradicate poverty, achieve sustained economic growth and promote sustainable development as the World advances to a fully inclusive and equitable…
Financing for development: Resources
Written by SAIIA
South Africa needs a concrete BRICS strategy
Written by Peter Draper and Mzukisi QoboHeads of state of the BRICS countries will gather in Ufa, Russia, this week for the grouping’s seventh summit, which comes at a particularly challenging time for Russian diplomacy. Precipitated by the conflict in Ukraine, Russia is barred from Group of Seven/Group of Eight processes and increasingly estranged from the West.
BRICS Materials 2015
Written by SAIIALeaders from the BRICS countries - Brazil, China, India, Russia, and South Africa - will meet on 8-9 July 2015 in the Russian city of Ufa. Many key developments are expected to arise from the Summit, which takes place as Russia’s relationship with the United States and its European allies worsens, while its ties to BRICS appear to have become closer.
The BRICS Academic Forum: A preview of issues for the 2015 BRICS Summit
Written by Elizabeth Sidiropoulos