The bases of coalition building and multilateral negotiations: Brazil, India and South Africa

The main objective of this research was to contribute to a larger comprehension about the (domestic and international) bases to form domestic coalitions, or partnerships, of a South-South type within this new context of multilateral agenda. In order to do so, the first phase of the research is concerned with the construction of a database and presented the following results:

  1. an in-depth literature review of coalition formation;
  2. discussions on methods and database improvement;
  3. the feeding of the database, which includes data on the position taken by the three countries during the WTO negotiations and their votes on UN Committees (Human Rights and Security). 


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