10th IBSA Trilateral Ministerial Commission meeting held in New York

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The 10th India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA) Trilateral Ministerial Commission meeting was held in New York on 21 September. 


  • The meeting was chaired by External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar.
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil Carlos Alberto Franco França and Minister of Health of South Africa Dr Joe Phaahla were also present during the meeting.

  • The Ministers reviewed the entire gamut of IBSA cooperation.

  • The aspirations of African countries to have a permanent presence on the UN Security Council were endorsed by the ministers.

  • They also supported the efforts of India and Brazil to obtain permanent membership in the Security Council.

  • India will host the sixth IBSA summit on the sidelines of the G20 summit in November this year.

Agenda of the meeting :

  • The agenda of the meeting was on mutual interests including cooperation in multilateral organizations, South-South cooperation, UNSC reform, 2030 agenda, Sustainable Development Goals, climate change, countering terrorism, and financing for developmental activities.

  • They held discussions on regional issues like the African Union, the Middle East peace process, and the situation in Ukraine.

About IBSA Trilateral Ministerial Commission :

  • It is a trilateral, developmental initiative between India, Brazil and South Africa to promote South-South cooperation and exchange.

  • This grouping was formally renamed the IBSA Dialogue Forum when the foreign ministers of the three countries met in Brasilia (Brazil) on 6 June 2003 and issued the Brasilia Declaration.

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