Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
BRICS comprises five major developing countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Doha has long faced accusations that it is a state sponsor of terror.
A suspected cholera outbreak is spreading quickly in war-ravaged Yemen, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 new cases every day.
The European Commission sees synchrotron support for investment in science as contribution to peace and stability.
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