- India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum (IBSA) Women’s Forum meeting held.
- India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum was established in June 2003, this forum is a coordination mechanism among three emerging countries, three multi-ethnic and multi-cultural democracies.
- Its determination is: Contribute to the construction of new international buildings, Express their voice on global issues, Deepen their connections in various fields
- The establishment of IBSA was formally confirmed by the 2003 “Declaration of Brasilia”, which mentioned the democratic credentials of India, Brazil and South Africa, their conditions as developing countries and their ability to act on a global scale.
- This is the main reason these three countries are united together.
- The basic principles, norms and values of the IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum) are participatory democracy, respect for human rights and the rule of law.
- The Forum does not have a headquarters or permanent executive secretariat to maintain an flexible and open structure.
- At the highest level, it holds Summits of Heads of State or Government.
- IBSA’s activities are divided into four tracks: 1. Political coordination 2. Development of departmental cooperation through 14 working groups 3. IBSA Poverty Alleviation and Hunger Fund (IBSA Fund) 4. People to People Forum