On 21 Sept. 2022, the BRICS Justices Forum culminated with the unanimous adoption of the “Joint Statement of the BRICS Justices Forum” (金砖国家大法官论坛共同声明, hereinafter referred to as the “Joint Statement”).
Chief justices from BRICS countries –Brazil, China, Russia, India, and South Africa – attended the Forum online or offline.
According to the Joint Statement, supreme courts of BRICS countries will keep promoting trade and investment liberalization and facilitation (TILF) and facilitating the coordination and unification of trade laws and regulations.
The supreme courts of BRICS countries also look forward to using information technology to reinforce the role of international judicial assistance. Besides, they agree to deepen cooperation in areas such as the training of judges and exchanges on judicial cases.
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Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team