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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Multilateral Diplomacy: Role Of Brics In Altering The Discourse Of Global Governance

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Anusmita Dutta



Multilateralism, Global Governance, Multilateral Diplomacy, BRICS, Summit, Global South



With the advent of twenty-first century, the international politics witnessed a shift towards multi-polarization which is premised on a more equitable world order. Multilateralism became the cornerstone of this international system and it seeks to structure the relation between the emerging powers on one hand and also promote the structuring of the basic principles of regimes at the global level on the other. The process of globalization with its economic and regional integration necessitated the rapid growth of multilateral diplomacy at the regional level to fulfill its functions at that level. BRICS emerged as a concrete multilateral group and it seeks to reshape the contours of the international system as the states constituting it were denied a place in the hierarchy of global powers. India too engages with multilateral diplomacy in its foreign policy strategy through various forums including the BRICS. Thus the paper is divided into two parts in order to deal with this aspect of global governance of BRICS through multilateral diplomacy. The first part seeks to analyze the BRICS as an organization of the emerging nations in the region of Asia-Pacific and the prospects and challenges faced by it. In the second part of the paper the role of BRICS nation in determining the global geopolitics of the future and its role as an alternative forum of global governance. Multilateral diplomatic summits thus form an essential part of the architecture of global governance.



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