A polycentric system cannot be unified by definition. The centres of power, influence and development are culturally and ideologically self-sufficient. Creating a world order means developing mechanisms to take into account the interests of everyone and to work together for the development of all. This is the content of the BRICS. The organisation has entered a new stage of its development, and its expansion means a transition to the gradual creation of another world system – not against someone, but on qualitatively different principles.
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The 20th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, titled “Fair Multipolarity: How to Ensure Security and Development for Everyone” will be held in Sochi on October 2–5, 2023. The meeting will be attended by 140 experts, politicians and diplomats from 42 countries throughout Eurasia, Africa, North and South America. Over the four days of the Valdai Club Annual Meeting, 17 sessions will be held, and some of them will be broadcast live on our website.