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    IBCIM economic corridor: facilitating sub-regional development

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2017
    The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation’s (BCIM) Economic Corridor (EC) initiative, a complex entanglement between security, economic and national interest, exemplifies Foreign Secretary Jaishankar's statement.
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    Trade in high technology products trends and policy imperatives for BRICS

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2017
    The rise and relevance of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) cannot be overstated. BRICS constitutes  the  most  prominent  emerging economies with substantial influence on world affairs – both political and economic.
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    Beyond Weber: conceptualizing an alternative ideal type of bureaucracy in developing contexts

    Social Science Research Network, 2017
    The study of public administration in developing countries needs to look beyond the Weberian model as the only ideal-type of bureaucracy. When it is assumed that there exists only one gold standard of public administration, all other organisational forms that do not conform to the Weberian ideal are written off as corruption or failures.
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    South–South peacebuilding: lessons and insights from Turkey and South Africa’s support to fragile states

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    Emerging actors, such as providers of South–South cooperation (SSC), are increasingly playing a role in peacebuilding, particularly in fragile states and conflict-affected areas. While there is much discussion on the role of emerging donors in sustainable development, there is little empirical evidence on their contribution to peacebuilding and state building.
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    Economic integration and development partnerships: Southern perspectives

    Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2017
    As part of its work programme on capacity-building among developing countries on global and regional economic issues RIS has been conducting its flaghship Capacity-Building Programme on International Economic Issues and Development Policy (IEIDP) under the ITEC/SCAAP programme of the Ministry of External Affairs. The programme is aimed to inculcate in participants e
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    The BRICS in an age of multipolarity: sustaining strategic partnerships under difficult economic conditions

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2017
    Culminating in the formation of the New Development Bank (NDB), which was inaugurated at the Ufa Summit in 2015, the influence of the BRICS countries has now clearly gone beyond the economic arena, with the grouping evolving into a vital multilateral cooperation mechanism including Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America,with the potential to bring new vitality and momentum for global growth.
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    Repositioning Chinese development finance in Latin America: opportunities for green finance

    Global Economic Governance Initiative, Boston University, 2016
    China is one of the largest creditors of Latin American and the Caribbean and has loaned the region more than $125 billion since 2005. However, the  composition of China’s financing in the region has been concentrated in commodity related sectors that are currently on the decline.
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    Russian BRICS Presidency: models of engagement with international institutions

    International Organisations Research Journal, 2016
    Six years after the first summit in 2009 in Yekaterinburg, the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa has established its identity as an informal global governance forum.
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    Own ways of doing: national pride, power and China’s political calculus in Ethiopia

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2017
    China’s evolving position as a key economic actor in Africa, a diplomatic heavyweight in local conflict resolution and a new entrant into peacekeeping, security co-operation and capacity building, illustrates significant policy changes with potentially profound implications for the continent. 
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    Trilateral cooperation in a changing international development landscape

    Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2016
    This special edition of Global Dialogue, focused on trilateral cooperation in a changing global development landscape, forms part of a research project undertaken by the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD), with the financial support of the United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID).

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