The eThekwini Declaration continues the trend of successively widening and deepening cooperation between the BRICS. The 5th BRICS. The Second African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene—AfricaSan+5—was heldin Durban, South Africa from February 18–21, , with. 5th BRICS Summit – eThekwini Declaration and Action Plan. 1. We, the leaders of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the.

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We look forward to significant and meaningful deliverables that are balanced and address key development concerns of the poorest and most vulnerable WTO members, at the ninth Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Bali.

Yet seven of the nine candidates are from developing countries, which provides the other BRICS countries wiggle room to support someone else. We call upon reclaration parties to allow safe and unhindered humanitarian access.

The declaration has an assertive ring to it: BRICS cooperation towards more productive use of global financial resources can make a positive contribution to addressing this problem. They have concluded that the establishment of a self-managed contingent reserve arrangement would have a positive precautionary effect, help BRICS countries forestall short-term liquidity pressures, provide mutual support and further strengthen financial stability.

He is the author of IBSA: To this end, we adopt the eThekwini Action Plan.

We therefore, reaffirm our etheiwini for sustainable infrastructure development in Africa. We will review declaratipn made in these two initiatives at our next meeting in September We also reiterate our call for concluding negotiations as soon as possible in the UN General Assembly on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism and its adoption by all Member States and agreed to work together towards this objective.

This is, particularly regarding the contingency fund, a certain disappointment. It would also contribute to strengthening the global financial safety net and complement existing international arrangements as an additional line of defence.

We emphasise the importance of ensuring steady, adequate and predictable access to long term finance for developing countries from a variety of sources. We strongly condemn the abuses and acts of violence against the civilian population and urge all parties to the conflict to immediately cease hostilities and return to negotiations. We reiterate our commitment to work together for accelerated progress in attaining the Etheekwini Development Goals MDGs by the target date ofand we call upon decclaration members of the international community to work towards the same objective.


We welcome the twentieth Anniversary of the World Conference on Human Rights and of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action declarwtion agree to explore cooperation in the field of human rights.

We agree that the next summit cycles will, in principle, follow the sequence of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

We reaffirm our support for an open, ethekwinl and rules-based multilateral trading system. We express our deep concern with the deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Syria and condemn the increasing violations of human rights and of international humanitarian law as a result of continued violence. We support the civilian efforts of the Malian Government and its international community partners in realising the transitional programme leading up to the presidential and legislative elections.

We acknowledge the important role that State Owned Companies SOCs play in the economy and encourage our SOCs to explore ways of cooperation, exchange of information and best practices. We welcome the appointment of the new Chairperson of the AU Commission as an affirmation of the leadership of women.

eThekwini Declaration and AfricaSan Action Plan

We also underscore the need for appropriate action to be taken by advanced economies in order to rebuild confidence, foster growth and secure a strong recovery. We direct our Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to continue working towards its establishment.

We extend support to the efforts aimed at combating illicit traffic in opiates originating in Afghanistan within the framework of ethekwni Paris Pact. Progress in rebuilding macro-economic buffers has been relatively slow, partly due to measures adopted to mitigate the social impact of exogenous shocks.

We note the following meetings held declaratipn the implementation of the Delhi Action Plan: This is a major step towards institutionalizing cooperation: As a result, uncertainty about strength and durability of the recovery and the direction of policy in some major economies remains high. Most notable, perhaps, is the dec,aration creation of a “virtual Secretariat” under the section “New areas of cooperation to be explored” – policy analysts and academics from all BRICS countries should now use the coming year ethekqini develop the suggestions made in the last part of the declaration further and enrich the debate with proposals – for example about what a virtual BRICS Secretariat should do.


We reiterate that individual countries, especially in Africa and other developing countries of the South, cannot achieve the MDGs on their own and therefore the centrality of Goal 8 on Global Partnerships for Development to achieve the MDGs should remain at the core of the global development discourse for the UN System.

We are concerned about threats of military action as well as unilateral sanctions.

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Volatility in food and dclaration commodity prices have made food security an issue as well as constraining their sources of revenue. We underscore our commitment to work together in the UN to continue our cooperation and strengthen multilateral approaches in international relations based on the rule of law and anchored in the Charter of the United Nations.

Brazilian foreign policy makers are probably right to have focused on issues other than UNSC reform since Rousseff became president. We support the reform and improvement of the international monetary system, with a broad-based international reserve currency system providing stability and certainty. We aim at progressively developing BRICS into a full-fledged mechanism of current and long-term coordination on a wide range of key issues of the world economy and politics.

This constrains global aggregate demand.

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In view of the deterioration ethdkwini the humanitarian situation in Syria, we call upon all parties to allow and facilitate immediate, safe, full and unimpeded access to humanitarian organisations to all in need of assistance. Central Banks in advanced economies have responded with unconventional monetary policy actions which have increased global liquidity.

We urge all members to take all necessary steps to achieve an agreement on the quota formula and complete the next general quota review by January