On Thursday, 24 November 2022, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Thembi Nkadimeng delivered a keynote address during the closing ceremony of the inaugural BRICS Summer School held in Durban, South Africa.
BRICS is a powerful grouping of the world’s leading emerging market economies; Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summer school is one of its institutionalised platforms for building youth capacity on BRICS affairs.
The summer school brought together 50 young leaders from BRICS and the Global South countries and conducted workshops and lectures on economic, political, cultural and development topics.
You can read Deputy Minister Nkadimeng’s full speech here