The report noted that despite the obstacles facing the implementation of the foundation’s projects outside the country, some of these projects planned for 2020 were completed. The OECD has ranked UAE the leading humanitarian donor for the fifth consecutive year, said Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi.
Global medical research as bolstered by the UAE has been further boosted with the launching of an initiative which has so far received almost Dhs8 million from 26 donors and whereby individuals from other parts of the world as well may donate.
The news that about 270 million people face starvation is utterly worrying and calls for immediate action. The number of people who stand on the brink of starvation is equivalent to the combined population of Germany, Britain, France and Italy,
No sooner had the Taliban taken Kabul than questions began to be asked about how they would manage Afghanistan’s economy. Do the insurgents-turned-rulers have the skills to run, say, a modern finance ministry and central bank? Will foreign donors trust
The World Bank's board this week backed transferring $280 million from the $1.5 billion trust fund, which was frozen after the Taliban took over the Afghan government in August, to the World Food Programme and UNICEF.