Video Series: Emerging Economic Relations Among Developing Countries

in MediaWatch, School
January 7th, 2011

From the Event “The Future of South-South Economic Relations”

"The Future of South-South Economic Relations" conference was hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University in Fall 2010. The event assembled experts from around the world to discuss emerging economic relations among developing countries, highlighting Brazil.

Session 1: South-South trade and environment, foreign direct investment, and the role of key emerging economies.

Session 2: The financial crisis and regional economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region, multilateral trade negotiations in the World Trade Organization (WTO), and trade and conflict in South Asia.

Session 3:  Trade and economic integration in Africa and Latin America, and economic relations between the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and emerging Asia.

Session 4:  China’s economic relations within Asia and with Latin America, and drivers of Chinese policy.

"The Future of South-South Economic Relations" conference was led by Director of the Pardee Center Professor Adil Najam and Rachel Denae Thrasher, a fellow at the center, and is part of a larger project headed by Najam and Thrasher that will culminate in a 2011 book.