The challenges for BRICS cooperation in the post-COVID19 world
On June 18, 2020 National Committee on BRICS Research, BRICS Russia Expert Council and Institute for Applied Economic Research held the International webinar "The challenges for BRICS cooperation in the post-COVID19 world".
The event was attended by distinguished experts from BRICS countries, including Mr. HHS Viswanathan, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation, Mr. Renato Baumann, Coordinator of Investment and Development Cooperation Studies, IPEA, Mr. Chen Huaqiao, Associate Professor, Sichuan International Studies University, Ms. Karin Vazquez, Fudan Scholar, Fudan University, Prof. Georgy Toloraya, Vice-Chair of the Board of the National Committee for BRICS Research, Russia
Opening remarks was made by Mr. Norberto Moretti, Brazilian BRICS Sherpa and Mr. Pavel Knyazev, Russian BRICS Sous-sherpa.
The meeting was chaired by Mr. Ivan Oliveira, Director of Studies and Economic Relations and International Policies of the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Brazil) and co-chaired by Dr. Victoria Panova, Managing Director, National Committee on BRICS Research (Russia).
During the event the special edition on BRICS of the journal: Perspective of the World Review (Revista Tempo do Mundo – RTM) was launched.
Video is available by following the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAUtTssKpkk&t=8s
National Committee on BRICS Research is a non-profit academic think tank, created in 2011. The primary goal of the Committee is to promote Russia’s position and its expert assessments internationally, and to coordinate the activities of leading research organizations and experts regarding BRICS. With Russia’s Chairmanship of BRICS in 2015 and 2020, the Committee’s work has acquired special importance. The National Committee on BRICS Research is an integral part of all the main activities being conducted by the Russian Federation in the framework of its BRICS Chairmanship.
BRICS Russia Expert Council was created in 2019 to carry out scientific research, expert advisory and analytical activities within the framework of preparing and ensuring the Chairmanship of the Russian Federation in the BRICS association with the participation of the National Committee on BRICS Research on the basis of the structural subdivision of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Service under the President of the Russian Federation. The main purpose of the BRICS Expert Council is to organize and carry out research, create expert platforms, work out meaningful issues of ensuring the activity of Russia in the BRICS association, including within the framework of its Chairmanship in 2020, and study the strategies of developing countries and new international formats.
Institute for Applied Economic Research is a Brazilian government-led research organization dedicated to generation of macroeconomical, sectorial and thematic studies in order to base government planning and policy making.