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Webinar: South Africa’s and Qatar’s foreign policy impact on the Gaza-Israel Conflict

A BRICS Plus geopolitical perspective
20 May 2024
11am SAST / 12pm Qatar

The HSRC cordially invites you to join our webinar on May 20, 2024, 11:00 Pretoria Time / 12:00 Qatar Time. 

The ongoing Israel-Gaza war has dramatically increased geopolitical tensions around the globe with far-reaching effects on international relations, the global economy, energy markets, and human rights. The Gaza conflict has also provided Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS Plus) with ready arguments for a multipolar world order.

Unlike the Russia-Ukraine war, politicians and governments globally have been falling over themselves to offer their views on what should be done regarding the Gaza conflict. South Africa and Qatar however stood out on their political attempts in Gaza. Both countries brought back to the table concepts of South-South cooperation, demonstrating the potential of the BRICS Plus bloc as a future engine of global reform.

This webinar will focus on the impact of both countries on the Gaza-Israeli conflict from a geopolitical perspective. Key questions will focus on issues such as examining the possible geopolitical impacts of the Israel-Gaza conflict on warfare in countries such as Ukraine, Sudan and the DRC, and whether emerging countries in the BRICS-Plus bloc successfully call for international institutions such as the International Court of Justice to hold strong countries such as Israel and their allies accountable for breaches of international law.

Date: May 20, 2024

Time: 11:00am Harare/Pretoria time or 12:00pm Qatar time

Venue: Online

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