From Credit Agency meetings to Film Festivals, the BRICS calendar is bumper-packed for the month of June. Find out more below:
The city of Fuzhou in the Chinese Fujian province will host the first-ever BRICS Political Parties, Think Tanks and Civil Organisations Forum.
BRICS Heads of Export Credit Agencies Meeting is expected to take place at Hangzhou, the city of China’s Zhejiang province. This BRICS’ state-owned agencies expected to meet for the third time are China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE), Brazilian Fund and Guarantee Management Agency (ABGF), Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR), Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa Ltd (ECIC), Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd (ECGC).
Ministers of Agriculture from BRICS bloc would descent for China’s city of Nanjing for the seventh BRICS Ministerial meeting on Agriculture and Agrarian reform meeting. The meeting aims to address nutritional needs of global citizens particularly those in emerging markets and promote trade.
BRICS bloc hosts its second Film festival in the city of Chengdu in China. Unlike the previous year, the festival is expected to kick off with a first-ever five nation joint film as each of the five countries have one director involved with the production.
Ministers of Environmental Affairs from all BRICS member countries will meet at China’s Tianjin city to discuss critical environmental issues such as air and water pollution and well as waste management and climate change.
17 June – 2 July
Millions of soccer fans from all over the world are expected to fix their eyes Russia as the country will be hosting the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup, as a curtain-raiser for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The tournament will be played in Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, and Sochi. Some of the countries expected to compete in the games include Germany, Australia, Chile, Portugal and the host country.
More than 200 000 tickets have been sold and all ticket holders have been urged to apply for a Fan ID at www.fan-id-ru.