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Before the end of 2020, Russia will hold 200 events under its presidency in SCO and BRICS

11 March 2020
До конца 2020 года Россия проведет 200 мероприятий в рамках председательства в ШОС и объединении БРИКС

Since June 2019, more than 25 events have been successfully held under Russia’s presidency in SCO and BRICS during which experts discussed a wide range of issues related to the sustainable development of countries.

«The events under Russia’s presidency are held not only in Russia, but also abroad, in particular in the United States and Saudi Arabia. Everything is being materialized as planned and within the approved schedule,» says Mr. Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation and Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee for the Preparation to and Support of the Presidency of the Russian Federation in SCO in 2019-20 and in BRICS in 2020. «The Presidency’s Organizing Committee is monitoring recent developments concerning the spread of coronavirus. We have envisaged comprehensive solutions to help hold all expert events proficiently and absolutely safe for all delegates and guests from SCO and BRICS member countries».

Notably, among the most relevant events were the meeting of Heads of SCO Environmental Protection Ministries, the meeting of BRICS Senior Officials Committee on Energy, the session of Heads of Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare Services of the SCO member states, ministerial meetings on prompt joint response to emergencies, the meeting of Heads of SCO Science and Technology Ministries, as well as the meeting of the BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues and the BRICS Young Parliamentarians’ Forum which was held a few days ago.

In all, over a thousand experts and journalists from across the world took part in the events.

Under the Russian Federation’s presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS, about 200 more events will take place before the end of 2020 in 13 Russian cities, including in St. Petersburg, Chelyabinsk and Moscow.

SCO and BRICS summit meetings will be held on July 21-23, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Please refer to:

Official websites of Russia’s presidency in SCO: and BRICS: