More than 9,000 anti-G7 protesters joined a mass march across the French-Spanish border on Saturday as world leaders arrived for a summit in Biarritz just hours after activists clashed with police.
Britain on Friday hosts an online gathering of G7 finance ministers, with discussions focusing on aid for the poorest nations hit by the pandemic.
The two allies, whose relations with the West are under increasing strain, made the call for a UN summit in a joint statement after talks between the two countries’ foreign ministers.
Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder of Infosys, said Asia’s economic recovery is not far away, provided the pace of vaccination is increased so the region arrives at a herd immunity.
China with its digital yuan is a leader in the field of digital currencies.
Innovation and peace represent core factors in achieving prosperity for peoples and societies.
Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit Organization, stressed that successful future governments will be those capable of adapting the lessons from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to identify growth opportunities.
Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman, emphasised that governments must usher in a new era of cooperation and transparency with the media and citizens after public trust in their leaders has hit an all-time low.
The Arab Aviation Summit 2021 (AAS), the region’s leading aviation and tourism industry event, opened at the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday.
The World Economic Forum's Davos event - the annual meeting of global leaders and business elite, which shapes policies and partnerships for a more inclusive, cohesive and sustainable future - was held virtually this year, due to the continuing global pandemic.