IBSA Dialogue Forum

(GS Paper 2- Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings 

Source- The Hindu

 Context

 Recently sixth India Brazil South Africa women’s forum meeting was held  virtually,  it was led by the Ministry of women and child development Government of India

 About the dialogue  forum

 It discuss key issues that contribute towards the transformation of women’s life such as

  •  practices for gender inclusive economy for transformation
  •  elimination of gender based discrimination and violence against women etc
  • A  joint declaration was also issued highlighting the shared IBSA goals  and commitment for achieving gender equality in all  sphere of life

 India Brazil South Africa forum-

The trilateral cooperation forum is a unique platform which brings together India Brazil and South Africa three largest democracy is at major Economics for 3 different continents

 Objective

 All three partners are developing pluralistic multicultural multiethnic multilingual and multi religious  Nations

 Background of IBSA

  •  The idea of  stabilizing IBSA was first discussed on 2nd June 2003 on the margins of the G8 Summit
  • The grouping was officially formalized on 6th June 2003 through the  brasilia declaration
  •  forum for consultation and coordination on global and regional political issues
  •  Trilateral collaboration is working on concrete areas through 14 working group and 6 people to people forum for the common benefit of three countries

 cooperation in IBSA is  on three fronts

  •  assisting other developing countries by taking a project in the later through IBSA fund

 what is IBSA funds

  •  it was established in 2004  and became operational in 2006
  •  its aim is to support projects on a demand driven basis through  partnerships with local governments,  National Institutions and implementing partners

 significance of IBSA

    •  the party is committed for inclusive sustainable development in pursuit of the well-being for their citizens and those from the other developing Nation
    •  the principal norms and values underpinning the IBSA  dialogue forum on participation democracy respect for human rights the rule of love and the strengthening of multilateralism
    • Khyati Khare

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