November 17, 2021
General News

BRICS organisation and Covid-19 vaccine geopolitics

These countries have had strong initiatives to develop vaccine technology and have substantially improved their national regulatory capacity.

By Verena Hitner, 

The debate on international geopolitical forces gains new strength in the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a fact that the pandemic highlighted a crisis of globalization and global governance, intensifying international disputes, while consolidating China as a global power and demonstrating to the world Russia’s remaining importance.

A first overview of the situation concerns the type of cooperation undertaken by these countries in their participation in the international division of scientific work. It is noted that even though there are divergences within the BRICS and a certain slow progress when it comes to implementing initiatives, the North-South cooperation model, fundamental in the…

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