BRICS Foreign Ministers held their annual meeting on the margins of the 77th session of the UNGA
Foreign Ministers from Brazil, Russia, India and China extended their full support to South Africa for its BRICS Chairship in 2023 and also for holding the fifteenth summit.
BRICS Foreign Ministers held their annual meeting on the margins of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where the ministers said that they are looking forward to the Standalone Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Relations in South Africa in 2023. According to the statement released by BRICS, ministers were briefed on the preparations for South Africa's Chairship of BRICS in 2023.
The Ministers called for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in its three dimensions - economic, social and environmental - in a balanced and integrated manner by mobilising the means required to implement the 2030 Agenda.
According to the statement, "The ministers welcomed the Transforming Education Summit convened by the UN Secretary-General from 16-19 September 2022. They reaffirmed that the BRICS countries are committed to implementing the UN Education 2030 Agenda, promoting education accessibility and equity, accelerating the development of quality education and training, encouraging exchanges among the youths, strengthening the cultivation of knowledge on sustainable development, and providing BRICS contributions for global governance."
The member countries also welcomed the first "BRICS Anti-Corruption Ministerial Meeting," which was held virtually on July 13. The ministers encouraged the BRICS Working Group on Anti-Corruption to strengthen cooperation including experience and information sharing on anti-corruption issues among the BRICS countries on the basis of full consultation and consensus and to explore further areas of cooperation against corruption, as reported by ANI, a partner of TV BRICS.
"We have made a lot of partnerships with the participants, businessmen and government officials that came in to strengthen the ties and partnerships between our companies. And Cameroon, which is our country, and Africa at large. We know the relationships that have been established between Russia and African countries, Russia and BRIC countries, it make us really sure that something new will come up in Africa, something new in the era of development."