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- DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016As the New Development Bank (NDB) gears up to extend its first loans in the second quarter of 2016, with its self-stated aim to ‘fund infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS and other emerging economies’, it is important to consider what the bank might regard as ‘sustainable development’.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015At the 2014 BRICS1 Summit held in July 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil, the heads of the Amember states signed an agreement establishing a New Development Bank (NDB) that will finance infrastructure and sustainable development projects.DocumentDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2014This publication focuses on scholarly discourses and policy challenges in China and Germany. Articles from The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), also cover European perspectives while chapters from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) extend to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).Document
BRICS partnership: a case of South- South cooperation? Exploring the roles of South Africa and AfricaInstitute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, 2013The BRICS partnership is developing rapidly. Current global events, such as the economic crisis in the advanced industrialised economies, and hand-wringing over the crisis in Syria, have brought the group, and its individual members, to the forefront of international decision-making.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015In 2015, the framework to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will be agreed. As described in the outcome document of the United Nations (UN) Rio+20 conference, The Future We Want, the mobilisation and effective use of stable, sufficient and suitable development finance must be a crucial part of this framework.Document
The BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement and its position in the emerging global financial architectureSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2015In its present shape and size the BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA) should be regarded as symbolic and exploratory rather than as a substantive challenger to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).DocumentGlobal Economic Governance Africa, 2015The diversity of sources of international development finance has increased dramatically in recent years. The large emerging powers of BRICS are central contributors to this phenomenon. While they have provided international finance for decades, the quantity and ambition of this finance have seen real advances since 2000. Yet little is known about the details of this lending.Document
BRICS Insights 3: The rise of development finance institutions South Africa, BRICS and regional strategyGlobal Economic Governance Africa, 2015In contrast to the normative edge to South Africa’s foreign policy under former president Nelson Mandela and the focus on Africanism under former president Thabo Mbeki, foreign policy has taken a hard-edged posture under President Jacob Zuma’s administration.DocumentBRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS, 2015International development cooperation has been changing rapidly during the last two decades. Shifts in international power constellations and a trend towards an increasing multipolarity are reflected in development cooperation institutions and settings.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015The BRIC acronym was created at the beginning of the 2000s to represent a group of four fast-growing economies –Brazil, Russia, India and China – and was changed to BRICS in December 2010 with the inclusion of South Africa.