Posted by: africanpressorganization | 14 April 2010

“Emerging countries have now a say at the world stage”





“Emerging countries have now a say at the world stage”



BRASILIA, Brazil, April 14, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The 4th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Trilateral Dialogue Process commenced yesterday in Brasilia with the inauguration of the IBSA Academic Forum and was attended by over 100 renowned representatives from the three countries. The Secretary-General of the Brazilian External Relations Ministry highlighted that the IBSA initiative gathers three major democracies that are joining the world stage as global players.


The Heads of State or Government from India, Brazil, South Africa, China and Russia will convene this week in Brasilia for the IBSA and BRIC Summits. Key development issues that will be on their agenda are being discussed at the IBSA Academic Forum: A Policy Dialogue, which is being organized by the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) on 12-13 April. ‘Our objective is to build a portfolio of cooperation based on successful experiences in promoting inclusive growth. I expect these historical events to have a great impact in rethinking South-South Cooperation’, said Dr. Rathin Roy, Director of IPC-IG.  ‘The IBSA Academic Forum comes in as a shared commitment of the three countries towards the promotion of inclusive growth’, pointed out H.E. Mr. B.S. Prakash, Indian Ambassador to Brazil.


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