BRICS is an acronym for an association of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
The BRICS Legal Forum serves as an open, permanent platform for legal cooperation and professional exchange of ideas between lawyers of the BRICS countries as well as the promotion of legal diplomacy, using law as an instrument for economic cooperation and social development.
The Forum provides legal support for political, economic and cultural development of its member countries and the BRICS cooperation mechanism. It’s focus is on improving the discourse and decision-making powers of the developing countries by pushing the establishment of a more justified international order and system.
Each year, the Forum holds a conference in one of the BRICS member states. Lawyers, academics and other stakeholders representing the five BRICS nations attend the annual conferences. They are aimed at enhancing mutual understanding and communication among legal circles, promoting practical legal cooperation, and advancing the rule of law. Focus is on improving the discourse and decision-making powers of the developing countries by pushing the establishment of a more justified international order and system. For more information on these conferences, please click on the countries below.
2014 | Brazil
2015 | Russia
2016 | India
2017 | China
2018 | South Africa
The next BRICS Legal Forum conference will be held in Rio De Janeiro on 14, 15 and 16 October 2019.