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BRICS Media Briefing 2014

The South African Institute of International Affairs and the Global Economic Governance Africa (GEG-Africa) Project invited members of the press to a special media briefing on "BRICS: from Durban to Fortaleza, what to expect," on 8 July 2014.

BRICS Resources

Click here to see all the BRICS materials available from SAIIA and the GEG-Africa project.

Selected Media Coverage

Event details

  • Date:            Tuesday, 8 July 2014
  • Time:            09:00 – 13:00
  • Venue:         Holiday Inn - Rosebank


  • Sanusha Naidu and Francis Kornegay, Institute for Global Dialogue
  • Simon Schaefer, Frontier Advisory
  • Christopher Wood, SAIIA


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Event Background:

This special media briefing will look at the key milestones of the BRICS grouping during South Africa’s tenure as chair. SAIIA aims to prepare editors and journalists for the 6th Annual BRICS Summit to be held in Fortaleza, Brazil from 14 – 16 July 2014. The Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) grouping has evolved into a force with ambitions to challenge the current global political and economic architecture.

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The Global Economic Governance Africa (GEG-Africa) Project is a partnership between SAIIA and Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria.


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