This year, the BRICS International School is carried out in conjunction with the Essays Competition "BRICS and the World Community: a Success Story of International Cooperation" to identify the most promising ideas to enhance practical cooperation among youth from BRICS countries and beyond.
The purpose of the competition is to develop critical thinking and essay writing skills on relevant topics of international cooperation, as well as assistance in testing scientific research of young specialists. The competition is an additional part of the BRICS International School, not mandatory for all participants.The main objectives are:
- Mobilize the intellectual potential of promising young leaders to develop strategies and solve the most acute problems of BRICS development;
- Support BRICS studies and promote projects and ideas for BRICS development in Russia and beyond;
- Encourage young scientists and specialists in the field of International Relations, economics, finance, trade, humanitarian cooperation to engage in the process of the intellectual search for BRICS’ new development models.
The essay is written in English (2500-3000 words) on one of the proposed topics and should represent the future-oriented project or original research of the one author. The results of the competition will be announced at the end of the BRICS International School.
The authors of the best essays will be invited to publish their essays in the BRICS Journal of Economics (Moscow) and the BRICS Law Journal (Tyumen) for free.