BRICS media groups to deepen cooperation

Leaders of 25 media organizations from BRICS countries are to gather here for an unprecedented event dedicated to promoting media cooperation within the BRICS framework, which will inject new vigor and vitality into common development of the five-member bloc.

With the theme of “Innovation, Development, Cooperation and Trust,” the first BRICS media summit will focus on topics such as media’s role in promoting closer international partnership, deepening BRICS media exchange and cooperation as well as how traditional and new media complement each other and diverge.

The BRICS media summit, which is scheduled for Dec. 1 in Beijing, is in a sense filling a gap in BRICS cooperation.

In the past decade, many developing nations have registered robust economic growth, and collectively they have started to play an increasingly significant role on the world arena.

BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa, has not only boosted economic growth in its member states and jointly generated about one fifth of the world’s Gross Domestic Product ( GDP ), but has also contributed new ideas and strategies to global governance.

So far, the five leading emerging economies have formed a multilevel cooperation mechanism covering a wide range of areas.