BRICS Women Parliamentarian Forum: Important Topics for UPSC Exams​

BRICS Women Parliamentarian Forum: Important Topics for UPSC Exams​

What is it?

  • It is a forum of BRICS women parliamentarians and their meeting is one among many such pre-Summit level BRICS meeting.
  • 2016 Meeting was held in Jaipur and ended with 19 point “Jaipur Declaration”.
  • 1st such meeting was held in 2015 at Moscow.

What is there in Jaipur Declaration?

  • To work together in the field of economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection.
  • We strive towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and will stimulate action in areas of critical importance, involving People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership.
  • Expressing concern over the deleterious effects of climate change on ecological systems, biodiversity and food production.
  • They talked upon climate change and emphasis on future planning of legislation and budgetary support for final action on SDGs and environmental issues.
  • Stressed upon the fact that the countries needed to judiciously prioritise and adopt the goals and targets in line with local challenges, capacities and resources.
  • Called upon international financial institutions to support and facilitate financing for development on favourable terms for the developing and the least developed countries.
  • Help them gain easier access to new and affordable technologies for capacity building, as envisaged under the UN-Framework Convention on Climate Change.
  • Call for Equity, Inclusivity and Sustainability to be factored into all development plans.
  • Commit to work tirelessly to ensure that society progresses in a manner that accommodates the needs of today’s world without endangering the capacity of the coming generations to meet their future requirements.
  • Emphasize the need to inform, communicate and educate citizens about developmental schemes, and strive to ensure effective utilization of funds and efficient service delivery mechanism.

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