Thursday marked 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19. The onslaught wreaked by the virus continues unabated even as officials
Guterres, who called for a cease-fire for all global conflicts on March 23, said the crisis has "hindered international, regional and national conflict resolution efforts, exactly when they are needed most.”
The world’s 1 billion people living with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus, as highlighted by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and this is indeed a matter of huge concern.
The UAE’s national campaign aimed at supporting volunteer efforts at the state level, harnessing the expertise, skills and talents of community members and involving them in the volunteering process has proved hugely successful.
The protests in the US show that finally the masses have realised that the power is with them and not with the single man at the centre, even though he holds the highest position in the country.
President Donald Trump’s announcement last week that he would terminate US membership in the World Health Organisation is but the latest in a long list of decisions he has made to walk away from international institutions and agreements.
Thirty-one years ago, on 4 June 1989, at 1am local time, the Chinese army moved violently against a pro-democracy, student-led movement voicing requests for deep reforms in Beijing: from a free press to increased political participation.