1. THEME

 BRICS: economic growth for an innovative future

 

2. PRIORITIES

The priorities of the Brazilian Pro Tempore BRICS Presidency for 2019 are the following:

  • Strengthening of the cooperation in Science, technology and innovation;
  • Enhancement of the cooperation on digital economy;
  • Invigoration of the cooperation on the fight against transnational crime, especially against organized crime, money laundry and drug traffic;
  • Encouragement to the rapprochement between the New Development Bank (NDB) and the BRICS Business Council.