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2014 The BRICS development bank and human rights

Where will the BRICS Development Bank fit into the wider spectrum of multilateral development banks (MDBs)?. Gary Pienaar sketches the back...

2014 Foreign policy: advancing South Africa's national interest within BRICS

The nature of South Africa's constitutional democracy is taken as a starting point in determining the interests of South Africa as a nation....

2014 The big blue: regional networks across the Indian Ocean

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is preparing for South Africa's role as Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA...

2014 BRICS and multilateralism within the context of global governance

BRICS can be seen as a new multilateral player on the global stage. BRICS Member States view their differences as a demonstration of the div...