IBSA

  • IBSA stands for India-Brazil-South Africa
  • Aims at galvanizing South-South cooperation
  • All Developing Democracies
  • The forum provides the three countries with a platform to engage in discussions for cooperation in the field of agriculture, trade, culture, and defence among others.
  • IBSA was formalised and launched through the adoption of the Brasilia Declaration” in 2003
  • Brasilia Declaration (2003) : Approved urgent need for reforms in the United Nations, especially the Security Council