MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The meeting will be held on January 25-26 in the Russian city of Ufa.
"The Ufa meeting will focus on three main issues. These are [making] high-quality employment available to everyone….. facilitating job searches, and labor mobility," Topilin told RIA Novosti.
The sides will also discuss the issue of formalizing the labor market — the transition from informal to formal employment, and information interaction between the BRICS countries regarding labor and employment, he added.
BRICS is a union of five economies: Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa. The last BRICS summit was held in Ufa on July 9-10. During the event, the sides agreed on a number of joint projects and initiatives, including those dealing with energy, financing and investment; later on, they continued to cooperate closely in a manner of ways.