On April 9, the UN Security Council is to hold its first meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after several delays and division among its five permanent members France, Britain, China, Russia and the US. The diplomats confirmed it and said that the meeting will be held through video conference. “MeetingContinue Reading

In the midst of global crisis generated as a result of the fast spread of the pandemic COVID-19, global increase in violence against women and girls has just added to it. Many nations have witnessed a surge in domestic violence recently. The U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and https://bianchilawgroup.com/practice-areas/domestic-violence/ attorneys recognisesContinue Reading

The spread of the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 has pummelled the economy bringing lives to a standstill. The Premier League on Friday, April 3 said that its clubs will talk to their players over a proposed 30 per cent cut in their annual salaries due to the financial crisis causedContinue Reading

Admitting that it was difficult to strike the right balance in a crisis that the world currently is going through, the WHO and IMF Chiefs insisted on Friday, April 3 that saving lives was a “prerequisite” to saving livelihoods amid the global Coronavirus pandemic. Getting the COVID-19 virus under controlContinue Reading

For the sake of coronavirus response operations in 25 developing countries, the World Bank has approved the sanction of an initial US$1.9 billion in emergency funds on April 2. The World Bank will also work to redistribute resources in its existing financed projects worth up to US$1.7 billion and willContinue Reading

India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been dealing with the corona crisis quite impressively by adopting a co-operative and co-ordinated stance by all state and non-state holders. Government organisation as well as non-government organisation are working day and night to reduce the burden of the 21-dayContinue Reading

As a measure to extend a helping hand to strengthen the capacity of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in helping to curb the spread of the pandemic in African countries, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved around 208 million Kenyan shillings (about two million U.S. dollars) in emergency assistance.Continue Reading

Understanding the gravity of the pandemic, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on March 31 called for global “solidarity” and cooperation on socio-economic fronts. Antonio Guterres said, “We must respond decisively, innovatively and together to suppress the spread of the virus and address the socio-economic devastation that COVID-19 isContinue Reading

Applauding the experience of China in fighting the pandemic COVID-19 as “exemplary”, the Palestinian government’s spokesperson, Ibrahim Milhem said, “China has become a leading example in medical relief for poor countries that have been hit by this virus”. China after controlling the pandemic to a significant extent has been extendingContinue Reading

As the world is busy dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak that so far has infected more than 700,000 people globally, with the United States topping the list of number of cases, several eminent Indian-American groups in the US have stepped forward, have raised funds and deployed volunteers to help communityContinue Reading