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11 October2019
Experts discussed the prospects of cooperation within the BRICS ta address key global problems

Experts discussed the prospects of cooperation within the BRICS ta address key global problems

The international scientific seminar “The BRICS: Developing Cooperation in Pursuit of Collective Solutions to Key Global Governance Challenges” was held at the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration on October 10, 2019 with support from the National Committee on BRICS Research...
30 September2019
CIIR Hits the Top Rating of Think Tanks

CIIR Hits the Top Rating of Think Tanks

The Center for Research of International Institutions (CIIR) RANEPA was included in the list of the Best University Affiliated Think Tanks according to the Think Tanks and Civil Society Program of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The rating is based on data from expert su...
22 January2019
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2019 STARTED IN DAVOS

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2019 STARTED IN DAVOS

On 22 January 2019, the World Economic Forum started in Davos, Switzerland. The Forum’s agenda traditionally includes the most important issues of the global economy. Topic for discussions planned to be discussed on margins of Davos-2019 include development of regional and global value-added chains...
21 December2018
AIIB Granted Permanent Observer Status by the United Nations

AIIB Granted Permanent Observer Status by the United Nations

The United Nations (UN) has adopted a resolution granting the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) permanent observer status. The resolution was passed by UN member states at the Dec. 20, 2018 UN plenary meeting in recognition of AIIB’s close relevance and contribution to the UN’s development...
11 December2018
Focus on Cooperation and Connectivity at AIIB Annual Meeting in Luxembourg

Focus on Cooperation and Connectivity at AIIB Annual Meeting in Luxembourg

Luxembourg will host the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) first Annual Meeting outside of Asia on July 12-13, 2019. The theme of the 2019 Annual Meeting is “Cooperation and Connectivity” in recognition of the economic and social benefits to be realized through better connectivity within...
10 December2018
AIIB Reaffirms Commitment to Fight Corruption

AIIB Reaffirms Commitment to Fight Corruption

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) reaffirmed its commitment to keep its operations "Clean" - as part of its "Lean, Clean and Green" core values - during a weeklong series of activities in support of International Anti-Corruption Day, observed annually on Dec. 9.With the theme "Integrit...
07 December2018
AIIB to Support Indonesia’s Sustainable Tourism Development

AIIB to Support Indonesia’s Sustainable Tourism Development

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD248.4-million loan to the Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation, with a guarantee of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia), in support of the Mandalika Urban and Tourism Infrastructure Project. This will ...
07 December2018
USD400 Million from AIIB For Safe Drinking Water, Improved Sanitation in Andhra Pradesh

USD400 Million from AIIB For Safe Drinking Water, Improved Sanitation in Andhra Pradesh

About 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh will have access to safe drinking water following the approval of a USD400 million loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Board of Directors. The project aims to provide safe drinking water through a piped water supply, to improve service...
04 December2018
MDBs’ alignment approach to the objectives of the Paris Agreement

MDBs’ alignment approach to the objectives of the Paris Agreement

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) announced a joint framework for aligning their activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement, reinforcing their commitment to combat climate change on 3 December 2018. In a joint declaration (in English), the MDBs committed to working together in six key area...
15 November2018
Andrei Sakharov, Researcher of the RANEPA Center for International Institutions Research presented the Center`s research project outcomes with leading donors` experience in engaging business in the SDGs implementation

Andrei Sakharov, Researcher of the RANEPA Center for International Institutions Research presented the Center`s research project outcomes with leading donors` experience in engaging business in the SDGs implementation

A discussion on the topic “Sustainable Development. Role of Russia” was organized by the UN Global Compact Network Russia on 15 November 2018. The meeting was attended by the representatives of Russian companies, consulting firms, researchers and experts. The discussion focused on Russia`s role in i...
09 November2018
ASEAN and the IMF: staying on track with the Sustainable Development Goals

ASEAN and the IMF: staying on track with the Sustainable Development Goals

The member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continue to achieve strong growth, projected to average 5.2 percent for 2018. Such growth rates have helped to lower poverty, boost incomes, and improve economic welfare.Despite progress, the region still faces challenges in ...
01 November2018
Urban 20 leaders address global challenges at summit in Buenos Aires

Urban 20 leaders address global challenges at summit in Buenos Aires

The first in the G20 history Urban 20 summit was held in Buenos Aires on 30 October 2018. The event brought together nearly 5,000 people, including mayors, high-level urban stake-holders, financial institutions and global change-makers speaking about the role of cities in relevant G20 priority areas...
31 October2018
AIIB, EDB strengthen cooperation to increase development across Eurasia

AIIB, EDB strengthen cooperation to increase development across Eurasia

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) have agreed to enhance collaboration in common areas of interest and support the development of projects in countries eligible to receive financial assistance from the two banks. AIIB and EDB will cooperate in fi...
31 October2018
NDB and FAO agree to strengthen collaboration through joint initiatives

NDB and FAO agree to strengthen collaboration through joint initiatives

The President of the New Development Bank (NDB), Mr. K. V. Kamath, and the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Professor Graziano da Silva, met at the NDB’s Headquarters in Shanghai to discuss opportunities for joint initiatives in areas of common i...
13 October2018
Multilateral banks reaffirm pledge to support resilient, sustainable infrastructure

Multilateral banks reaffirm pledge to support resilient, sustainable infrastructure

The heads of the leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) meeting at the Global Infrastructure Forum 2018 (GI Forum) on 13 October 2018 reaffirmed their commitment to work together to deliver infrastructure that is resilient, inclusive, and sustainable.The important role of technology in this g...
12 October2018
International cooperation for sustainable development was discussed at the RANEPA

International cooperation for sustainable development was discussed at the RANEPA

On 11 October 2018, the International Conference “International Cooperation for Sustainable Development” was held at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). Participants discussed issues related to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development ...
12 October2018
AIIB promotes Sustainable Development Goals in new transport sector strategy

AIIB promotes Sustainable Development Goals in new transport sector strategy

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has released its Transport Sector Strategy (in English), which will guide the Bank’s infrastructure investments in the transport sector in Asia and beyond. The strategy outlines AIIB’s objective to finance sustainable and integrated transport systems t...
01 October2018
ASEAN, UN move forward in achieving Vision 2025 and SDGs

ASEAN, UN move forward in achieving Vision 2025 and SDGs

ASEAN and the United Nations (UN) reaffirmed the importance of further strengthening their Comprehensive Partnership towards the fulfilment of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the ASEAN-UN Ministerial Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York, the Un...
07 June2018
BRICS Bank to Open Americas Regional Office in Brazil

BRICS Bank to Open Americas Regional Office in Brazil

The BRICS New Development Bank will open its Americas Regional Office in Brazil, the bank said.The decision was communicated to the Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira by NDB President K.V. Kamath at a meeting in Shanghai, according to a statement from the bank, which is currently head...
28 May2018
New Development Bank and State Bank of India sign memorandum of understanding to establish partnership

New Development Bank and State Bank of India sign memorandum of understanding to establish partnership

On 28 May 2018, the New Development Bank (NDB) and the State Bank of India (SBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding to promote and establish general cooperation. The Memorandum was signed in Shanghai by Mr. K. V. Kamath, the NDB President and Mr. Rajnish Kumar, the Chairman of SBI.The Memorandum pro...
04 May2018
DG Azevêdo launches report on role of trade in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

DG Azevêdo launches report on role of trade in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo met United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today (3 May) to present him with a new WTO report on how trade is contributing to achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The meeting took place at the UN Chief Executives Board se...
10 April2018
Launch of ODA Figures 2017

Launch of ODA Figures 2017

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published its analysis of global aid trends in Official development assistance (ODA) in 2017.According to OECD Secretary-General Mr. Angel Gurría, some progress has been achieved. In 2017, net ODA [by Members of the OECD Development A...
21 March2018
President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.Mr Guterres warmly congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the presidential election.The discussion touched on current issues on the international agenda. With respect to developments in Syr...
23 February2018
Argentine G20 sherpa strengthens links with organizations in Africa and North America

Argentine G20 sherpa strengthens links with organizations in Africa and North America

Argentine G20 sherpa Pedro Villagra Delgado embarked on an international tour to consolidate relationships with regional and global organizations.As policy coordinator for the Argentine G20 presidency and presidential advisor and representative, the sherpa held meetings at the United Nations and in ...
31 October2017
OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) High-Level meeting

OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) High-Level meeting

The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) High-Level meeting was held in Paris on 30-31 October 2017. The discussion of the meeting focused on sustainable development challenges and objectives to implement the 2030 Agenda. The participants emphasized that the challenges to sustainable developm...

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