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SM Tharman appointed to new UN advisory board on multilateralism

SINGAPORE – Chief Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been appointed to a new high-level United Nations advisory board on effective multilateralism. The 12-member council – made up of world leaders, civil servants and experts – is tasked with making concrete suggestions for more effective multilateral agreements on a range of issues. Its non-binding recommendations are intended […]

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The BRI to foster confidence in economic cooperation

A Chinese engineer (right) from the Beijing-based China Construction Second Engineering Bureau gives instructions to a local worker at a construction site for a bulk water supply pipeline in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020. [Provided to China Daily] China’s unwavering efforts to promote the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative will give the international […]

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The future of electric vehicles in Indonesia thanks to the G20 presidency

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia, while assuming the presidency of the G20 for the first time this year in the G20 forum since its establishment in 1999, determines the priority agendas and leads the meetings of the countries constituting 85% of the GDP global. With the main theme, “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”, Indonesia has identified the […]

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As the world focuses on Ukraine, there are fears that some G20 countries’ promises to take action to stem climate change will not be fulfilled | Climate News

The IPCC report is a sobering read. A UN report says climate change is taking lives and livelihoods and the conduct of disease and crop failure – but there is still a window for action. COP26 Deputy President Alok Sharma called it a “grim” and “incredibly harsh” warning. “I would say this is another code […]

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green bonds | Budget 2022: Sovereign green bonds a boost for the green economy. After that ?

The Union budget announced that India would issue a green sovereign bond. This exciting development follows several public and private initiatives. Some of these include the government’s commitment to develop large-scale power plants in solar and wind energy, with total installations already exceeding 100 GW, large corporate financial commitments in renewable energy and the green […]

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Building multilateralism in trade is essential

Failure to do so would be throwing the baby out with the bathwater. Undoubtedly, the current state of global trade has its limits and is not entirely fair to all participants. A number of important issues, including those needed to make international trade fairer and more sustainable over time, remain insufficiently addressed. During its 27 […]

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PUPR Ministry to Use Bamboos to Improve G20 2022 Venues

Therefore, there are a lot of tasks for the human settlement branches of the ministry as well as highways and roads. Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) will use bamboo as the main material to revitalize the venues and infrastructure for the 2022 G20 Summit in Bali, the […]

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Eat globally

Charlotte Janssens thinks it can. An agricultural trade researcher at the Belgian University of Leuven, she has created dozens of global maps of food production, studying how it would change under multiple combinations of climate change predictions and future trade regimes. His maps revealed that more extreme climate change will lead to a significant drop […]

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climate change: 67% of people under 18 in India see climate change as a global emergency: report

In India, around 67% of people under the age of 18 consider climate change a global emergency, compared to around 58% of adults, according to a new UNDP report. A sample of 34,749 adults and 31,390 under the age of 18 in India was drawn for the G20 People’s Climate Vote 2021 report by UNDP […]

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Most Caribbean countries will experience economic growth in 2022

Citizens of most Caribbean countries are expected to see positive changes in their economic activities and well-being in 2022, as the world Bank predicts increases in gross domestic product (GDP) over 2021 figures. This should bring some relief to members of the Caribbean diaspora who sent a large portion of the estimated $126 billion to […]

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Trade in 2022 – a minefield awaits

This article is an on-site version of our Trade Secrets newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter directly to your inbox every Monday Compliments of the season, and welcome to the first Trade Secrets of 2022. First of all, our format is changing from today. Instead of a four-day-a-week newsletter, I’ll write a full […]

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APC Aspiring President Unveils Program, Says MDAs To Use Used Cars Locally

From Fred Itua, Abuja All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential contender Moses Ayom said the World Bank’s current record of $ 26.2 billion in annual economic losses for Nigeria due to lack of access to electricity may be reversed through committed political leadership Ayom, who is the first CPA member to run for president ahead of […]

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India aims to reshape regional energy balance in 2021 | India News

NEW DELHI: In a year marked by the coronavirus pandemic, India has shown a strong determination to expand its strategic influence by resetting the regional balance of power in the face of an increasingly complex geopolitical tangle of facing an aggressive China and dealing with the aftermath of the Taliban. rapid takeover in Kabul. Distrustful […]

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Why connectivity can strengthen European sovereignty – European Council on Foreign Relations

The covid-19 pandemic, the global semiconductor shortage and the recent rise in energy prices show just how interconnected and vulnerable international trade has become. Germany has benefited enormously from this form of globalization. However, in a world where industrial finished products often contain components from hundreds of suppliers on different continents, a problem at one […]

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The contemporary world and the era of hybrid warfare

The route of bilateral Bangladesh-France relations began from the 14e February 1972, when France recognizes Bangladesh as a sovereign state. On March 17, 1972, Bangladesh opened its resident diplomatic mission in Paris. France provided valuable support to the government and people of the French Republic during the war of liberation in 1971. The people of […]

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Conference to boost Sino-African cooperation

Students watch satellite TV on Monday through a projector provided by Chinese media company StarTimes as part of a China-funded project at a school on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal. The satellite television project is one of the fruits of the resolutions of the 2015 summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Johannesburg, […]

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8th China-Africa Ministerial Conference: Issues and Raised Questions

Charles Onunaiju Posted November 24, 2021 The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation will be held in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on November 29-30, 2021. The Africa-China Cooperation Mechanism founded at the turn of the century has become a model of international cooperation renowned for producing measurable, tangible and practical results, […]

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Prioritize national interests through a strategic role in the G20 presidency

From December 1 to early November 2022, we will be holding approximately 150 meetings to discuss digital financial, climate and economic affairs. All will take place in Indonesia Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) urged the country to make the most of its strategic position as G20 presidency to prioritize national interests. “Indonesia is […]

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Responsibility of the developed world to fight climate change

The United Nations Climate Change Conference underway in Glasgow, Scotland has been touted as a global effort to adapt to climate change. The global response is the only way to fight climate change, as it requires an optimal allocation of global resources. The globalization of trade is also an optimal allocation of world resources, but […]

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The responsibility of the developed world to fight climate change

LI MIN / CHINA DAILY The United Nations Climate Change Conference underway in Glasgow, Scotland has been touted as a global effort to adapt to climate change. The global response is the only way to fight climate change, as it requires an optimal allocation of global resources. The globalization of trade is also an optimal […]

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Sena calls Prime Minister Modi irresponsible for wandering atop G-20 without a mask amid spread of COVID

Commenting on PM Modi’s tour to the G-20 summit and the meetings taking place on the sidelines, Shiv Sena, via his spokesman Saamana, criticized the prime minister. Stressing that the prime minister has let his guard down against COVID-19, Saamana said it was irresponsible of the prime minister to interact with other world leaders without […]

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Biden reflects on US leadership and progress at G-20 summit

The president also underlined the commitments to fight against climate change. 31 October 2021, 21:31 • 6 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article President Joe Biden discussed the progress he has made with other world leaders at this weekend’s G-20 summit, including ways to tackle climate change, as the event s’ […]

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Affordable housing: a billion dollar opportunity

In the 50 years since independence, Bangladesh has enjoyed great success in the development of the country. There have been significant improvements in access to food, security, health care and education, which have led to an overall increase in living standards and a decrease in poverty rates. However, not all sectors have evolved in the […]

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World leaders approve global corporate minimum tax as G-20 kicks off

ROME – President Joe Biden and other world leaders expressed support for a global minimum corporate tax at Saturday’s closed-door G20 summit, a monumental deal that U.S. officials say will lead to increased revenues to fund Biden’s Build Back Better program. . After Saturday’s first plenary session, a senior Biden administration official said the leaders […]

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G20 urged to redistribute surplus Covid vaccines

Leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies are expected to take advantage of a meeting this weekend in Rome to agree on how to transfer surplus Covid-19 vaccines to low-income countries, said a group of former presidents and prime ministers. In a letter to Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, 100 former leaders and ministers around […]

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Climate change threatens to devastate major world economic powers, including the United States

The world’s largest economies will suffer serious human and economic consequences from climate change, especially if no action is taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study of the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), an Italian research center. “From droughts, heat waves and sea level rise to dwindling food supplies and […]

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Biden to hold virtual talks with Xi after Chinese president ignores G-20 and climate summits

President Joe Biden will meet face-to-face with Chinese President Xi Jinping practically before the end of the year, according to the White House’s top national security expert. But there is no date for the digital conversation with Jinping, who will not be attending the G-20 and United Nations climate summits in person, National Security Advisor […]

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G20 youth want bold climate action: Poll

The new poll, called the ‘G20 Peoples’ Climate Vote, polled more than 689,000 people, including more than 302,000 people under the age of 18, and was released ahead of a crucial G20 summit in Rome this weekend, and the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow next week. Building on a first round of voting released earlier […]

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India ahead of COP26 climate summit

“As of 2017, we have more renewables in India’s energy mix than fossil fuels,” Mr. Shringla said. London: India will seek promises of coherent and predictable climate finance as it commits with “full commitment” to UK COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, foreign minister says Harsh Vardhan Shringla. Speaking just as the government confirmed that Prime […]

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Xi Jinping’s saber strike in Taiwan aims to boost domestic power

For several weeks, tensions have rocked the Taiwan Strait. China has sent ever-increasing numbers of fighter jets across the Strait’s midline and into the Taiwan Air Defense Identification Zone, forcing its Taiwanese counterparts to respond. The complex ballet of dispatching several types of aircraft from different air bases, coordinating their flight profiles, fuel states and […]

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PeopleForBikes Announces Speakers and Agenda for Virtual Bicycle Leadership Conference and In-Person Electric Bike Summit

BOULDER, COLO (September 30, 2021) – PeopleForBikes, a national not-for-profit cycling and cycling industry advocacy organization‘s trade association, is pleased to announce the agenda for its latest Virtual Cycling Leadership Conference (BLC) and the upcoming in-person e-bike summit, as well as future events planned for 2022 aimed at bringing together the bicycle industry through comprehensive […]

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Egypt calls for activating AfCFTA to strengthen sustainable development and achieve Africa’s Agenda 2063

Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat said activating the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is integral to achieving sustainable development. Africa should capitalize on this agreement to strengthen joint cooperation among African countries, increase private sector engagement, facilitate restructuring of regulatory laws and strengthen electronic commerce, she added. Al-Mashat’s remarks came during a […]

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A crisis of multilateralism and the rise of Asia

Multilateralism, or a rules-based international order, was a late comer in the panoply of means by which countries interacted with each other. Its roots can be found in the Pragmatic Treaty of Munster-Westphalia signed in 1648 to avoid wars of attrition between militarily paired states that arose after the break-up of the Roman Empire. Global […]

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Rules-based international cooperation, a key in times of danger: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that there are urgent reasons to strengthen multilateralism and rules-based international cooperation, as the interference of foreign powers and the use of military force only leads to further tragedies. worse rather than offering solutions. Hun Sen made the remarks during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) […]

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Fiji calls on G20 nations to follow suit – FBC News

Fiji has become the seventh country in the world and the first small island developing state to pass climate legislation that includes a target of net zero emissions by 2050. Three days after the Fijian Parliament passed this climate change bill, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama challenged developed countries to the United Nations General Assembly to […]

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Cambodia stresses need to strengthen multilateralism mechanisms

Hun Sen stressed the importance of strengthening multilateralism and rules-based international cooperation. “Our world still faces a myriad of other pressing challenges such as geopolitical competition and rivalries between great powers, technological and trade wars, territorial armed conflicts, terrorism and transnational crimes, and climate change. . The pressure on international peace and security is greater […]

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FERN’s Friday Feed: plowing the American prairies

A soil core taken at the Dakota Lakes Research Farm near Pierre, South Dakota, reveals deep roots that allow native grasses to survive the region’s dry summers. Photo credit: Gabriel Popkin. welcome to FERN’s Friday stream (#FFF), where we share this week’s stories that got us thinking. Farm boom threatens Biden climate and conservation goals […]

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Most companies in G20 countries fail to set science-based climate targets, research finds

A growing number of companies in G20 countries are setting climate targets, but only a fraction of those targets are aligned with climate science that would put the world on track to 1.5 ° C warming, according to de new research carried out today by the Science Based Targets (SBTi) initiative. SBTi, the UN-backed certification […]

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Indonesia to focus on economic recovery during G20 presidency

Indonesia will assume the presidency of the G20 at the end of 2021 for the first time since the forum was established in 1999. Indonesia was invited to join the forum in 2008. Italy, the current president of the G20, will hand over the presidency to Indonesia at the Rome summit, scheduled for October 30 […]

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UN to world leaders: to curb global warming, you must do more | Scientific news

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP science writer Pressure continues to mount on increasingly anxious world leaders to step up efforts to tackle climate change. There are more to come this week at one of the most prestigious forums of all – the United Nations. For the second time in four days, this time away from UN […]

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Tomar at the G20 Agriculture Ministers meeting

Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Sunday that India was emerging as a destination country for healthy food products. “The Indian government has focused on reintroducing traditional foods including millet, other nutritious grains, fruits and vegetables, fish, dairy products and organic products into the diet of the people. Their production […]

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Agricultural research essential for food security: Tomar meets the G20 | India News

NEW DELHI: Highlighting the challenges that India’s growing population may face in terms of food security and climate change, Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said said on Saturday that by 2030-31 India’s population is expected to exceed 150 crore, for which the demand for food grains is estimated to be around […]

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FERN’s Friday Feed: California nightmare

Cattle gather around what is left of a pond on a ranch in Snelling, California. Credit: Getty Images / Justin Sullivan / Staff. welcome to FERN’s Friday stream (#FFF), where we share this week’s stories that got us thinking. California agriculture to the limit The New Yorker “Across the state,” he said, “many farmers were […]

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Labor leader throws hat in ring for NDP – Maple Ridge News

ABOUT THE CANDIDATE Age: 53 Have you performed any duties in the past? If yes, please specify: No Biography: Phil Klapwyk is a community and union leader from Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge. As a film industry professional and elected representative of the companies of IATSE Local 891, he represents more than 15,000 professional independent artists and […]

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Panama, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic join forces to promote trade

Foreign Ministers of Panama, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic will meet in the new dialogue space called “Caribbean triangle” To develop common strategies to deal with the economic, political and social situation in the region, announced the Panamanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He said that this tripartite alliance, based on the principles of promoting democracy […]

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The G20 called on to defend multilateralism

The Group of 20, which includes 19 countries and the European Union, should defend true multilateralism in a spirit of solidarity and cooperation in order to define the direction of global governance and jointly address the common challenges facing the world. said President Xi Jinping mentioned. In a telephone conversation with Italian Prime Minister Mario […]

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The G20 Compact with Africa reaffirms its commitment to ensure Africa’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic through private sector development and vaccine manufacturing

28-Aug-2021 Participants in a G20 Compact with Africa meeting this week assessed Africa’s progress in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. “We are meeting at a pivotal moment in relations between Africa and the rest of the world,” said Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The Compact with Africa is a G20 initiative that promotes macroeconomic, trade and […]

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G-7 grappling with Afghanistan, an afterthought not so long ago | Government-and-politics

President Joe Biden speaks on the situation in Afghanistan in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta By MATTHEW LEE AP diplomatic writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Two months ago, the leaders of the world’s seven major industrialized democracies met in the height of summer on England’s […]

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Policy determines how developing countries borrow

Understanding how a country resolves a debt crisis is necessary to resolve the debt crisis, and for many developing countries those choices are rooted in, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Princeton University. political ideology Credits: Egan Jimenez, Princeton University To mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19, interest payments on bilateral public […]

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G20 members fail to agree on climate targets | News from the region

news world Energy and Environment ministers from the Group of 20 rich countries failed to agree on the wording of key climate change commitments in their final communiqué, Italy’s Minister of Justice said. Ecological transition, Roberto Cingolani. The G20 meeting was seen as a milestone ahead of the UN climate talks, known as COP 26, […]

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The G20 “fights” on common ground on the climate

Italy is struggling to reach an agreement on a joint declaration on climate commitments between the G20 countries a few days before a summit it will chair next week, said Italy’s energy transition minister. Italy, chair this year of the Group of 20 rich and emerging countries, is hosting the G20 meeting on the environment, […]

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Italian presidency says struggling to find common ground on G20 climate position

MILAN, July 16 (Reuters) – Italy is struggling to reach an agreement on a joint declaration on climate commitments by G20 countries a few days before the summit it will chair next week, Italy’s Minister of Justice said on Friday. energetic transition. Italy, chair this year of the Group of 20 Rich and Emerging Nations, […]

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Cambodia calls for solidarity at the top

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn at the Special ASEAN-United States Virtual Summit. MINISTRY OF FOREIGNERS Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Prak Sokhonn called on the United States to contribute to ASEAN’s efforts to end the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that the ASEAN-United States strategic partnership would benefit “from significantly ”to the […]

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G20 countries have ‘room for improvement’ in food sustainability, according to Economist Intelligence Unit and Barilla Foundation

LONDON, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – G20 countries must lead by example ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit by further reducing food loss and waste and improving diets and agriculture, say the authors of the Food Sustainability Index (FSI). The FSI, developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) with the Barilla […]

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Experts share their global experience in developing the green bond market

In a report he released in June titled “Green Bonds Make More Dimes?” The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) analyzed key trends in global green bond markets and experiences Vietnam could use to develop its market. GGGI is a Seoul-based intergovernmental organization that aims to promote strong and inclusive green growth in developing and emerging […]

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AfDB: SDG Acceleration Bonds to Help Close Covid Funding Gaps | News | Eco-Enterprise

The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) encourages developing countries in Southeast Asia to harness the obligations of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to help the recovery of struggling economies still reeling from the Covid-19 and to help them achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator Bond (SAB) offers investors a […]

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National Bank of Ukraine prioritizes green finance

The National Bank of Ukraine in the center of Kiev. (REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko) The last eighteen months of pandemic disruption has been a time of transition for the whole world that has also brought rapid changes in financial ecosystems. The Ukrainian banking sector is now adjusting to this new reality, as well as the […]

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Yellen to push for global minimum tax at G-20 meeting in Europe

TTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen will discuss the formation of a global minimum tax during a meeting with G-20 finance chiefs this weekend in Venice. Yellen will travel to Europe to participate in G-20 meetings on Friday and Saturday, which aim to strengthen multilateral engagement for a world minimum tax, express support for climate change initiatives […]

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G20: China wants real multilateralism

While China argued that multilateralism was not just a slogan, the United States (United States) called for greater global cooperation in light of the coronavirus crisis at its G20 meeting Tuesday. Italy hosted foreign ministers from a group of 20 major economies in the southern city of Matera in the first face-to-face meeting since the […]

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Green bonds: what is the rate, the duration and when are they available?

Rishi Sunak today revealed more details on the highly anticipated Green Bonds, but they won’t be available until later this year. In his inaugural address at Mansion House in London, the Chancellor said he plans to revamp the financial services industry and make it the “most advanced and exciting” hub in the world as the […]

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Groups urge G20 to embrace so-called Brady-style bond swaps against 1980s climate

On Monday, three think tanks will unveil a proposal to avert a looming debt crisis and help heavily indebted countries accelerate their move towards more sustainable growth and a low-carbon economy, as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The debt relief proposal for a green and inclusive recovery is modeled on the so-called Brady bonds […]

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AP Interview: UN Aid Chief: Tackling Root Causes of Suffering

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – Outgoing UN humanitarian chief warns “explosion” in humanitarian aid needs in recent years will continue to escalate until major powers tackle root causes of hunger and despair – conflict, extremism, climate change, bad governance, corruption and violence, to name a few. Mark Lowcock, who resigns Friday after four years, said in […]

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10th G20 AGRICULTURAL SCIENTISTS MEETING

Communiqué adopted at the end of the two days of the G20 MACS As part of the meetings under the Italian Presidency of the G20, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies organized the 10e G20 Meeting of Agricultural Chief Scientists – G20 MACS on June 15 and 16, 2021, in virtual format. The […]

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UK-Australia Bilateral Trade Agreement: A Summary | Dentons

After five years of discussions between the Australian and British governments, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week announced an agreement in principle on the terms of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two country, see here. This deal is as important for its historical symbolism as it […]

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G20 discusses economic risks of climate change, digitalisation and economic recovery

On June 9 and 10, 2021, the fifth meeting of the framework working group focused on the macroeconomic risks associated with climate change and on the relationship between digital transformation and productivity. With just one month away from the meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, the activities of the G20 working groups […]

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UPDATE 1-After NATO, Biden looks to the EU for renewal of transatlantic relations

* In Brussels, Biden moves to the EU after NATO * Biden could announce truce in Trump-era trade war * Biden will meet the Belgian King, Prime Minister (Redesigns with trade disputes, NATO summit) By John Chalmers and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, June 15 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden will step up efforts to renew […]

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President: Farmers must vote for Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Provided Beef + Lamb New Zealand President Andrew Morrison. Beef + Lamb New Zealand President Andrew Morrison urges farmers to support the organization’s continuation in this year’s sheep and beef referendum. The apathy of farmers in the voting process is most frustrating. “I would like farmers to encourage their friends and neighbors to vote,” Morrison […]

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French President Macron says US is ‘definitely’ back, welcomes Biden to ‘the club’

The heat between President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron continued to be fully visible on the second day of the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England on Saturday – leaders sat down for a bilateral meeting in the lead – tête-à-tête on the beach and Macron agreeing that America is “definitely” back. “I think […]

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Plan for the future in New Clark City – Manila Newsletter

Describe the urban development of Metro Manila in one word and there are plenty of possibilities that spring to mind – dense, crowded, congested, to name a few. Today, 100 kilometers north of the metro, developers, businesses and ordinary Filipinos have the opportunity to shape New Clark City into an area 40 times the size […]

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Global trade set to rebound strongly in 2021 after showing resilience during pandemic

Global trade has been more resilient than expected during the pandemic and will rebound strongly in 2021, according to the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, although the recovery is uneven and dependent on the rollout of vaccines and the easing of geopolitical tensions. Feryal Ahmadi, director of operations for DMCC, which chairs companies involved in the […]

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World Environment Day: What We Know About India’s Net Zero Emissions Target | Latest India News

Shortly after the Biden administration took over and pledged to resume its commitment to climate change, which took a backseat for four years during the tenure of Donald Trump, the President’s special envoy. for the climate, John Kerry, visited India ahead of the climate leaders’ summit. . The United States has assured the world of […]

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Will 2021 be the year governments commit to quality climate education? A growing call to action before the G-20

For nearly 30 years, many governments have recognized education as an important part of national and global efforts to tackle climate change and to lay the groundwork for a sustainable future. As with the original 1992 United Nations climate treaty, it is even included in an article of the 2015 Paris Agreement, as well as […]

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Integrate resilience into a Supply Chain 4.0 strategy | Digital supply chain

Companies are looking to streamline and improve supply chains, but are also under pressure to manage supply chain disruptions and meet the corporate social responsibility requirements associated with their supply chains. All of this has only been bolstered by COVID-19, but companies can build the resilience of their supply chains by digitizing their infrastructure with […]

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EU-Japan summit to help define the G7 and G20 agenda

EU-Japan summit to help define the G7 and G20 agenda Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is recognized by the Lower House of Parliament in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020 (Reuters) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and key EU leaders, led by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, meet on Thursday for a […]

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Prepare for a Disorderly Transition to a Low Carbon Era, Companies and Investors Say | Greenhouse gas emissions

Big companies and investors in the world’s largest economies should prepare for a turbulent transition to a low-carbon future, as none of the G20 countries are on track to achieve their climate ambitions, according to a new report. There is “no longer a realistic chance” for an orderly transition for global financial markets, as political […]

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The Quest to Rescue the Dude Ranch, One City Slicker at a time

Cinco, my gray and white speckled quarter horse, lets out a loud neigh as he trots faster and faster through the mugwort-strewn landscape. It’s all reminiscent of a John Ford movie set: the herd of buffalo roaming lazily in the distance, the stealthy coyote that flexes between patches of yellow-tinted brush, the wide open terrain […]

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Commentary: Biden’s attempt to reprogram capitalism threatens our future | Comment

President Joe Biden dismisses orthodox thinking to promote more just and equitable growth, but his waking agenda could all end in tears. From Jimmy Carter to Bill Clinton, presidents may have disagreed over borders, but free trade, controlling government deficits, and trusting markets were enduring ideologies. This “Washington consensus” was not official policy, but it […]

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India-UK summit: a giant leap together

As the rubble of the Babri Mosque fell into the vacuum cleaner in Ayodhya, British Prime Minister John Major became the first foreign dignitary to visit India after the demolition. To the surprise and delight of his hosts in New Delhi, he praised India’s commitment to a “secular constitution and tolerance and protection of minorities” […]

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In the smoky California skyline it’s become hard to breathe

For West Coast residents, the anxiety that comes with fire season is all too familiar. It is common to have a emergency bag – stocked with items like a first aid kit, flashlight, cell phone battery, and a marked map of at least two escape routes – close at hand. And with the emergency bag, […]

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33 Years After Being Notified, Maharashtra Government Appoints WII To Revamp Malvan Marine Sanctuary Boundaries | Bombay News

Thirty-three years after its first notification, the State Mangrove Cell under the Maharashtra Department of Forestry has appointed the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, to carry out spatial mapping of critical marine habitats at Marine Malvan Sanctuary (MMS) in Sindhudurg district and rearrange its boundaries. According to a letter sent to them by the […]

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In early hours as president, Biden to overturn Trump climate and virus policies

In his early hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s political legacy, signing a series of executive actions that overturn his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and the management of the pandemic. Biden to end construction of Trump’s border wall on Wednesday, end travel bans […]