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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This is an implicit criticism of the Assad regime, which obstructs humanitarian organizations’ access to rebel-held areas.

The eThekwini declaration and AfricaSan action plan

We believe that the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals MDGs address the needs of developing countries, many of which continue to face developmental challenges, including widespread poverty and inequality. This is, particularly regarding the contingency fund, a certain disappointment. In this regard, we reaffirm the need for a comprehensive reform of the UN, including its Security Council, with a view to making it more representative, effective and efficient, so that it can be more responsive to global challenges.

We are fully committed to a coordinated inter-governmental process for the elaboration of the UN development agenda.

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Consultative meeting of BRICS Senior Officials in the margins of relevant sustainable development, environment and climate related international fora, where appropriate. We met at a time which requires that we consider issues of mutual interest and systemic importance in order to share concerns and to develop lasting solutions.

Brazil, Russia and China express their sympathy to the South African and Indian governments for the casualties that their citizens suffered in the CAR. 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 note the following meetings held in the implementation of the Delhi Action Plan: While this may be consistent with domestic monetary policy mandates, major Central Banks should avoid the unintended consequences of these actions in the form of increased volatility of capital flows, currencies and commodity prices, which may have negative growth effects on other economies, in particular developing countries.


We are gravely concerned with the deterioration in the current situation in the Central African Republic CAR and deplore the loss of life.

We are grateful to our Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors for the work undertaken on the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement and direct them to negotiate and conclude the agreements which will establish them.

We emphasise the importance of political inclusiveness and economic and social development in order for Mali to achieve sustainable peace and stability. Afghanistan needs time, development assistance and cooperation, preferential access to world markets, foreign investment and a clear end-state strategy to attain lasting peace and stability.

We agree that the next summit cycles will, in principle, follow the sequence of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. 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. We commend the efforts of the international community and acknowledge the central role of the African Union AU and its Peace and Security Council in conflict resolution in Africa.

We believe that the UN has a central role in coordinating international action against terrorism within the framework of the UN Charter and in accordance with principles and norms of international law. Was Syria an exception? 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. We call upon all parties to allow safe and unhindered humanitarian access.

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 reaffirm our support for an open, transparent and rules-based multilateral trading system. In this regard the critical issue of the mobilization of means of implementation in assisting developing countries needs to be an overarching goal.

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We have agreed to establish the New Development Bank. The downside is clearly that neither initiative is strengthened by more specific information or a timeline.

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Furthermore, this requires the honouring of all commitments made in the outcome documents of previous major international conferences. Paragraph 26 strikes a balance between Russian interests regarding Syria opposing any further militarization of the conflict and civil society, which had urged the Brazilian and South African government in particular to include a call to “allow and facilitate immediate, safe, full and unimpeded access to humanitarian organisations to all in need of assistance.

We emphasise the importance of ensuring steady, adequate and predictable access to long term finance for developing countries from a variety of sources. The initial contribution to the Bank should be substantial and sufficient for the Bank to be effective in financing infrastructure.

In recalling the primary responsibility of the UNSC in maintaining international peace and security, we note the importance that the Quartet reports regularly to the Council about its efforts, which should declwration to concrete progress. In view of the deterioration of 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.

He is currently writing a book on Brazil’s role in Latin American politics. 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.

eThekwini Declaration and AfricaSan Action Plan

As a result, uncertainty about strength and durability of the recovery and the direction of policy in some major economies remains high. 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. We recognize the critical positive role the Internet plays globally in promoting economic, social and cultural development. Mid-term meeting of Sherpas and Sous-Sherpas.