Under Russias Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in 2019 2020 and the BRICS Association in 2020, the BRICS Summit and the Meeting of the SCO Heads of State Council will be held in St. Petersburg.
The SCO and BRICS Summits will be the largest multilateral international events to be held in Russia in recent years.
More than 30 heads of state and leaders of international organizations are expected to attend the Summits.
Official website of the Russian Presidency of BRICS: brics-russia2020.ru/.
Official website of the Russian Presidency of the SCO:sco-russia2020.ru/.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is an international organization founded on 15 June 2001 by the leaders of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Currently, the SCO members are Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
BRICS is an informal association of five rapidly developing countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. It was established in June 2006.