The BRICS Policy Center and the Brazilian Network for People’s Integration (REBRIP) invite you to the workshop “The BRICS in Africa and Latin America: what to expect from the summit in South Africa?”.
The workshop aims to discuss the main agendas and perspectives on the BRICS summit in South Africa and present recent research conducted by the BRICS Policy Center in partnership with REBRIP (with support from CLACSO) and the University of the Western Cape (with support from the Karibu Foundation).
The event will take place on Thursday, August 17, from 9 am to 5 pm, in a hybrid format with simultaneous translation. Check below the program of the event.
Venue: BRICS Policy Center, Rua das Laranjeiras 307, on the 3rd floor. Check below the program of the event.
Please confirm your attendance here until August 14th.
BRICS in Africa and Latin America: what to expect from the summit in South Africa?
9am – 11am: The BRICS Summit in South Africa
Views from South Africa: Lisa Thompson (University of the Western Cape)
Views from Brazil: Graciela Rodriguez (REBRIP)
Coordination: Ana Garcia (BRICS Policy Center)
11am – 1pm: Investment and trade agreements between BRICS countries and Latin America and the Caribbean
With Ana Garcia and Maria Elena Rodriguez (BRICS Policy Center)
Comments: Luciana Ghiotto (Clacso) , Manu Misra (BPC Fellow) and REBRIP
1pm – 2 pm: Lunch
2pm – 4pm: China’s investments in Brazil and South Africa: a comparative analysis
With Ana Garcia and Maria Elena Rodriguez (BRICS Policy Center), Lisa Thompson (University of Western Cape) and Cleiton Brito (Federal University of Amazonas)
Comments: Adhemar Mineiro (REBRIP) and Enara Muñoz (BPC Fellow)
16:15 – BRICS in a world in transition: next steps common work agendas