4th BRICS Communication Ministers meeting
The 4th BRICS Communication Ministers meeting under the South African presidency in the fora was held in Durban on 15 September 2018. The meeting concluded with the Declaration adoption (in English).
Ministers acknowledged the significant impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have on current industrial manufacturing methods and business models, labour structures, the productivity and competitiveness, the emergence and application of new technologies and digitization including a re-look of current regulatory interventions.
Ministers re-affirmed the urgent need for BRICS member countries to ready themselves to respond accordingly in policy formulation, development of legislations, and engagement of citizens and effective creation of a conducive environment that will allow members to benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Information at the SA Department of International Relations and Cooperation