October 25, 2021, marked the second anniversary of Azerbaijan assuming the Chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement. Exactly 2 years ago, i.e., in 2019, Azerbaijan took over the Chairmanship of the NAM from Venezuela at the 18th Summit of the Movement held at Baku. During the 18th NAM Summit, Azerbaijan PresidentContinue Reading

ASEAN is a regional organisation that promotes economic, political, and security cooperation among its ten members namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The group has been a driving force behind Asian economic integration, pushing efforts to construct one of the world’s largest freeContinue Reading

The Non-Aligned Movement, which comprises 120 Member States today and is the largest grouping of the developing world, was founded and held its first conference (the Belgrade Conference) in 1961 under the leadership of Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, Jawaharlal Nehru of India, Kwame NkrumahContinue Reading

Thailand’s 13th national economic and social development plan, which will run from 2023 to 2027, intends to transform the country in order to achieve five goals. For the first time, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha revealed the specifics of the proposed 13th five-year National Economic and Social Development Plan, whichContinue Reading

In the first-ever summit of its kind, leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Africa came together in Kenya to discuss the challenges facing the shared culture and address many issues. The summit was hosted by Kenya on 7th September, 2021. Bolstering people to people ties, connectivity, trade and fosteringContinue Reading

Aspiration 6 of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 calls for establishing an Africa whose development is people-driven, relying on the potential of African people, especially its women and youth, and caring for children. Aspiration 6 states that by 2063, Africa will be a continent where all citizens will be activelyContinue Reading

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA), an attempt to open the space sector to aspiring start-ups, private sector companies and entrepreneurs. It is often said that Space is the next frontier in humanity’s quest for knowledge and survival. India has surprised many countries with aContinue Reading

Non-Aligned Movement recognises that climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times, threatening not only the development prospects of developing countries and their achievement of sustainable development, but also the very existence and survival of countries and societies, and expressed profound concern that emissions of greenhouse gasesContinue Reading

Non-Aligned Movement recognises the role youth can play in modern societies. The Baku Summit of the NAM held in 2019 reaffirmed the importance of the inclusion of youth in the process of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the SDGs, and National Development Policies. On theContinue Reading

The Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is the first flagship project of the AU Agenda 2063. It was launched and established on the 28th January 2018, during the 30th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The SAATM is critical to the African Union’s integrationContinue Reading