The BRICS group is still young as an organization, but has already proven its effectiveness. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are coordinating their policies on key international issues ever more closely, and are playing an active part in shaping a multipolar world order and developing modern models for the world’s financial and trading systems.
BRICS Solutions Awards started accepting applications from contestants. This international contest for best solutions and practices was organised by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI), the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Roscongress Foundation under auspices of the Russian BRICS Chairmanship in 2020
State Councilor Wang Yong and Igor Komarov, Russia's presidential envoy, co-chaired a dialogue between the chairmen of the Council of Cooperation between the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River and the Volga Federal District via video link