Global Governance
Russia's BRICS Chairmanship in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Speakers

On November 11, at 11:00 a.m. Moscow time (GMT+3), the Valdai Club will host an online discussion, titled “Russia's BRICS Chairmanship in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic”, featuring Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov.

  • Akshay Mathur, Director, Observer Research Foundation Mumbai, Head of ORF Geoeconomics Studies Programme
  • Philani Mthembu, Executive Director at the Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa 
  • Victoria Panova, Managing Director of the National Committee for BRICS Research, Academic Supervisor of the BRICS Russia Organizing Committee Expert Council, Vice-President for International Relations at the Far Eastern Federal University, Russia’s Sherpa in W20
  • Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Xu Sitao, Chief Economist, Partner at Deloitte (China)