BRICS Beijing Declaration On Education

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BRICS ministers of education and assigned representatives adopted Beijing Declaration on Education in a meeting at Beijing.

Beijing Declaration On Education

  • Ministers from BRICS countries discussed education reforms, approaches to promoting equity in education and fostering quality education, strengthening BRICS collaboration in the field of education.
  • Also exchange of students and scholars and teaching faculty among BRICS Member States held .
  • Members states are committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4)-Education 2030 which aims to Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life long learning opportunities for all that was set within The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • The meeting reiterated support for the BRICS Network University (NU) to collaborate in the fields of education, research and innovation.
  • It also encouraged universities to participate in the BRICS University League.
  • BRICS member states also decided to increase cultural cooperation through language education and multilingualism to promote mutual understanding of the history and culture of BRICS member states.
  • Declaration also encouraged to expand the number of scholarship opportunities to students across BRICS Member States.

Source : NDTV

GS II : Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

 

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