India is the host of the BRICS summit this year. The group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa is facing some disputes due to Covid 19 induced crisis and opportunities.
Take a look at the timetable/ schedule of the Summit this year.
|01 June 2021||Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations|
|11 June 2021||BRICS Bulletin Meeting|
|16-18 June 2021||BRICS Network University World Conference|
|17 June 2021||Meeting of BRICS Group for Report on Financial Inclusion|
|18 June 2021||BRICS SEMI Meeting|
|21 June 2021||3rd Meeting of BRICS Bond Fund Working Group|
|22-23 June 2021||Seminar on Hydrogen Initiative|
|24 June 2021||Meeting of BRICS Heads of Anti-Drug Agencies|
|29 June 2021||Meeting of BRICS Network University International Governing Body|
|29 June-1 July 2021||27th Meeting of BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI)|
|30 June 2021||Symposium on ‘The role of Traditional Medicine in Public health interventions on COVID-19 in BRICS Countries’|
|June 2021 (TBC)||1st Meeting of BRICS Working Group on Telecommunications|
|June 2021 (TBC)||Meeting of BRICS Expert Group on Agriculture|
China’s statement before the Summit was as follows- “We are committed to extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits, and oppose hegemonic bullying and zero-sum games. We pursue openness, inclusiveness and win-win cooperation, and reject bloc politics and ideological confrontation”