- GS-2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
Context: BRICS, a bloc of five disparate countries, has made it to its 14th summit (2022), suggests there remains a strong convergence of interests amid undeniable differences.
- In the recently held virtual meeting hosted by China, India has described the binding glue as “a similar approach to global governance”.
- The Beijing Declaration that followed the 14th summit, was premised on “making instruments of global governance more inclusive, representative and participatory”.
Mains Practice Question –Do you think BRIS can survive despite its contradictions? Discuss.
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