BRICS: Development Goals 2030. An Expert Discussion. Speakers
Valdai Discussion Club Conference Hall (Bolshaya Tatarskaya 42, Moscow, Russia)

At noon on August 28, the Valdai Discussion Club will host an expert discussion, titled “BRICS: Development Goals 2030”.


  • Julia de Souza Borba Gonçalves, Research Fellow, Institute for Applied Economic Research (Brazil);

  • Nandan Unnikrishnan, Honorary Member of the Observer Research Foundation (India, via videolink);

  • Ayan Sharma, Associate Fellow of the Observer Research Foundation (India, via videolink);

  • Zhu Tianxiang, Deputy Dean, School of International Studies, Director of the Centre for International Relations Studies, BRICS Research Institute, Sichuan University of Foreign Languages ​​(China);

  • Mpambukele Tulisi, Senior Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning at University of the Free State, South Africa.


  • Oleg Barabanov, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.

Working Languages: Russian, English.