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BRICS X Parliamentary Forum

  • 11–12 July, 2024
  • Event type: Forums/Conferences
  • Where: St. Petersburg

The 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum was held in St. Petersburg on 11–12 July.

The theme of the Forum was ‘The Role of Parliaments in Strengthening Multilateralism for Just Global Development and Security’. Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed participants during the plenary session.

The 10th Parliamentary Forum was attended by Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China Zhao Leji, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt Hanafy El Gebaly, Speaker of the House of Federation of Ethiopia Agegnehu Teshager, Speaker of the Lok Sabha Om Birla, Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, First Vice President of the Federal Senate of the National Congress of Brazil Veneziano Vital do Rêgo Segundo Neto, and Chairman of the Defense, Interior & Foreign Affairs Committee of the UAE Federal National Council Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi.

Heads of delegations discussed the role of parliaments in ensuring the effectiveness and democratic nature of international relations, in countering the fragmentation of the multilateral trading system and overcoming threats resulting from global crises, as well as humanitarian and cultural co-operation.

The 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum wrapped up with the signing of the Protocol to the Memorandum of Understanding on the BRICS Parliamentary Forum and the adoption of a Joint Declaration.

The Roscongress Foundation manages the events of Russia’s BRICS Chairship.