“The Foundation for Law and International Affairs” of the Brazil-China Economic Development Association invites young researchers to take part in the conference  “The Role of the BRICS in Global Governance and International Law”.

From November 13 to 14, 2019, the 11th BRICS Summit will be held in Brasília, Brazil. Topics will be discussed at the Summit include further cooperation in science, technology, and innovation, the digital economy, combating transnational illegal activities, and financing of production activities.

Over the past decade, the BRICS countries have become more proactive in their participation in world affairs and have formed a community in exploring their internal economic opportunities and promoting the reform of the current global governance system. Individually, BRICS countries are important actors in maintaining regional security and coping with economic challenges through regional mechanisms. As a whole, the BRICS are committed to promoting reform of the global governance system and collaborate for inclusive growth and shared prosperity among countries of both the global south and north.

The conference invites paper submissions on the subject “The Role of the BRICS in Global Governance and International Law.” Papers from all disciplines and geographical areas are welcome.

The conference consists of 2 panels and 1 workshop:

  1. Panel: Trading with and Investing in the BRICS
  2. Panel: Collaboration on Countering Transnational Crime among the BRICS
  3. Workshop: Inclusive Negotiations and Decision Making within the BRICS

Final papers should be submitted by September 1, 2019. Selected papers may be published in an edited collection to be published in English.

The registration fee to attend the conference is $80. This fee may be waived for students, members of NGOs, and invited participants. Conference participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation expense. For those who need invitation letters for visa purposes, please clearly indicate your need when applying for participation.

You  can find all the essential information in the attached document.

Please feel free to contact us at contact@flia.org with any questions or concerns.