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UN Food Systems Summit likely next year

11 Sep 2020 IISD

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Summit, Agnes Kalibata, said five “action tracks” are at the center of the preparatory process for 2021 Food Systems Summit. UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, who organized the briefing on 4 September 2020, Read More
Finally, Hariri verdict comes after 15 years

18 Aug 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

An UN-backed tribunal on Tuesday convicted one member of the Hezbollah militant group and acquitted three others of involvement in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.  The verdicts from the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon near The Hague Read More
WTO, WB study trade’s impact on gender equality

5 Aug 2020 SDG

The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Bank have launched a joint publication on how women benefit from trade and the role of trade in advancing gender equality. According to the WTO press release, the publication shares how trade Read More
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 postponed: Likely in 2023

21 Jul 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

International Cricket match of Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup was moved to October & November 2023 Read More
2022 Qatar World Cup starts on November 21

16 Jul 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Four games a day: Final on December 18--National Day The FIFA World Cup Qatar2022 will kick off on November 21, 2022. The opening match of FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor at Read More
ADB sells US $ 4 billion 3-year global benchmark bond

8 Jul 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) returned to the US dollar bond market with the pricing of a US $4 billion 3-year global bond, proceeds of which will be part of ADB’s ordinary capital resources. “We are very appreciative of the Read More
Gold mask to ward off Covid-19

5 Jul 2020 Agence France-Presse

An Indian man said he paid nearly US $ 4,000 for a bespoke gold face mask to protect him from the coronavirus raging in the country. The precious metal covering weighs 60 grams and took craftsmen eight days to make, Read More
Bangladesh shoulders 13th SAFF championship duty in 2021

1 Jul 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The 13th South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship’s 13th edition is to be hosted by Bangladesh in 2021. It was declared at a meeting of SAFF executive committee. The championship that was supposed to be organized in coming September was Read More
Japan’s objection ‘shameless’ says South Korea

30 Jun 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Japan's reported protest against South Korea joining an expanded Group of Seven (G7) summit reflects its typical "shameless" behavior, a Blue House official said according to Yonhap News Agency.  The official was responding to a news report that the Shinzo Read More
Australia, New Zealand win bid to host Women’s Football World Cup in 2023

27 Jun 2020 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 Women's World Cup, FIFA has announced. The joint bid got the nod ahead of Colombia, which was the only other rival in the running after Brazil and Japan dropped out of the race earlier Read More