BRICS Fortaleze Declaration
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS)
BRICS leaders established a group of BRICS experts to cooperate and coordinate positions in international fora. They agree that the use and development of ICTs through international cooperation and universally accepted norms and principles of international law is of paramount importance, in order to ensure a peaceful, secure and open digital and Internet space. BRICS member states strongly condemn acts of mass electronic surveillance and data collection of individuals all over the world, as well as violation of the sovereignty of States and of human rights.
BRICS leaders explored cooperation on combating cybercrime and affirmed the UN to play a central role.