The United Nations General Assembly conducted a High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace on Tuesday, with the goal of increasing resilience and ensuring a fair recovery from COVID-19’s devastation. The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, opened the meeting by saying that the global pandemic hasContinue Reading

Following the UN climate science panel’s warning last month that extreme weather and rising seas are affecting people sooner than planned, leaders have urged for greater money and political commitment to assist people to adjust to the new reality. More than 50 ministers and directors of climate organizations and developmentContinue Reading

Patricia Espinosa, the UN’s Executive Secretary for Climate Change, has cautioned that “no nation is safe from the impacts of climate change” in the face of extreme weather and rising temperatures. The United Nations’ top climate official has urged countries to endorse the Paris Agreement in order to reduce globalContinue Reading

With catastrophic weather events increasingly affecting countries around the world, the UN’s deputy secretary-general emphasized the significance of keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Speaking at the Dialogue on Accelerating Adaptation Solutions via video message The Deputy Secretary-General observed already visible repercussions with a 1.2-degree riseContinue Reading

The 13th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Summit would be held on September 9 under the chairmanship of India. Following 2012 and 2016, India will host the BRICS Summit for the third time. Under Russia’s chairmanship, the 2020 BRICS summit was held virtually in the midst of theContinue Reading

Despite the fact that more than five billion vaccines have been delivered globally, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that “many countries continue to face steep increases in cases and deaths”  “But almost 75 percent of those doses have been administered in just 10 countries” he continued, noting that AfricaContinue Reading

Coal will continue to be a significant contributor to Australia’s economy long beyond 2030, according to the country’s resources minister, despite a United Nations envoy urging the country to phase out fossil fuel. Climate change would severely harm Australia’s economy unless more efforts are made to reduce coal use, accordingContinue Reading

At a Sunday discussion in Rome on the next steps in the attempt to suppress the coronavirus, the health ministers of the world’s 20 most powerful economies decided to work toward greater parity in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. The conditions are in place for the G20 ministers to agreeContinue Reading

NATO’s Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoană remarked that a stronger European Union in defense can make the Alliance stronger, but that it will not replace it, during a panel discussion at the Bled Strategic Forum on Thursday (2 September 2021). In today’s volatile world, he emphasized the importance of the transatlantic link, as wellContinue Reading

According to a new UN health agency research released on Thursday, more than 55 million people worldwide are living with dementia, and the number is growing. The report also states that just one-quarter of the world’s countries have national policies, strategies, or support plans in place.  According to the WorldContinue Reading