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OP-ED: Can Busan Forge a New Deal for Africa?

Posted on 15 September 2011 by admin

By Mandeep Tiwana and Netsanet Belay*

JOHANNESBURG, Sep (IPS) — In the hope for a fairer deal on aid for the continent, African leaders are planning to present a unified position at the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF4) in Busan, South Korea.

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Q&A: “IBSA is a Beacon for Political Strategising and South-South Cooperation”

Posted on 28 June 2011 by admin

Mario Osava interviews CELSO AMORIM, former foreign minister of Brazil

Celso Amorim

Celso Amorim, one of the founding fathers of IBSA. Credit: Monika Flueckiger/WEF

BRASILIA, 28 Jun (IPS) — Celso Amorim, one of the fathers of the IBSA Forum (India, Brazil, and South Africa) says in this interview that for this alliance of three major emerging powers, “Helping the poorest countries is clearly one of its callings. This gives it both its uniqueness and its international legitimacy.”

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OP-ED: Los países menos desarrollados también deben emerger

Posted on 15 May 2011 by admin

Por Cheick Sidi Diarra*

NACIONES UNIDAS, May (IPS) — El extraordinario ascenso de las economías emergentes se ha convertido en un tópico habitual en los debates públicos. Sin embargo, no hace mucho tiempo China, Indonesia, Brasil y Turquía –para nombrar sólo a unos pocos países- no eran tomados en consideración por muchos inversores extranjeros. Hoy en día, cuando el mundo está saliendo de su peor recesión en décadas, esta recuperación debe mucho al fuerte crecimiento registrado en estas naciones.
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OP-ED: World’s “Least Developed” Countries Must Emerge Too

Posted on 15 May 2011 by admin

By Cheick Sidi Diarra*

UNITED NATIONS, May (IPS) — The remarkable rise of emerging economies has become commonplace in public debates. Yet, not long ago, countries like China, Indonesia, Brazil, and Turkey were considered off-limits by many foreign investors.

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