BRICS Summit 2021: All You Need To Know

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India hosts the 13th BRICS Summit.

BRICS Summit 2021: The term BRICS refers to the five nations that make up the group: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Owing to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, this year's summit, the group's 12th, will be held virtually.

BRICS brings together five key emerging economies that account for 41% of the global population, 24% of global GDP, and 16% of global trade.

The 13th BRICS Summit was held on September 9, 2021, with India as the host country. India hosted the BRICS Summit for the third time, following 2012 and 2016.

Everything You Need To Know About The BRICS Summit 2021 In Six Bullet Points

  • ‘BRICS @ 15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation, and Consensus' is the theme for India's Chairship.
  • In 2021, India served as Chair, focusing on specific targets across all three pillars of intra-BRICS cooperation.
  • Political and security, economic and financial, as well as cultural and people-to-people, are the three primary goals.
  • At the summit, the BRICS leaders adopted the 'New Delhi Declaration,' which calls for peace in Afghanistan.
  • They vowed to work hard to enhance the multilateral system to improve global governance.
  • To maintain security, peace, and law and order in Afghanistan, the leaders urged for an inclusive intra-Afghan debate.
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