A matter of survival

A matter of survival

NDO – US$17 billion is the amount development partners have pledged to fund to ensure food security in Africa, considered a vital matter for the continent. (May 06, 2021 18:22:24)


Worsening relations

  May 04, 2021 17:41:55
NDO – The relationship between Russia and the European Union (EU), which have not been not so good for some time, have continued to “decline” sharply in recent days, in the context of more “tit for tat” moves between the two sides.  

A shared concern

  May 02, 2021 10:39:01
NDO – The US economy is step by step recovering after the COVID-19 “storm” is gradually passing and President Joe Biden’s US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package has promoted its effects. However, the world’s largest economy is also facing a series of major challenges, especially financial risks, in the coming time. 

Decisive moment in the battle against climate change

  Apr 22, 2021 09:40:14
NDO – The Leaders Summit on Climate, hosted by the United States, will be taking place virtually on April 22-23, gathering the participation of about 40 world leaders, including those from countries with the highest volume of emissions. 

Cuba firmly pursues its development path

  Apr 20, 2021 16:46:13
NDO – The eighth National Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) was a success, adopting important documents guiding the new development period of the “heroic island”. Affirming its revolutionary goal as being self-determined for the nation’s destiny and the country’s development path, Cuba continues its process of updating the economic and social Cuban model, protecting national independence and sovereignty, while firmly pursuing its path of building prosperous and sustainable socialism. 

Positive signals

  Apr 19, 2021 17:51:33
NDO – Despite the complicated COVID-19 epidemic, the global economic outlook is gradually brightening with a series of positive signals coming from major economies such as the US, China, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Southeast Asia. 

“At a crossroads”

  Apr 16, 2021 10:10:43
NDO – Following his recent visit to Russia, European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said that relations between the two sides are “at a crossroads”. 

Strategic goals

  Apr 15, 2021 15:14:30
NDO – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recently paid a visit to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to discuss bilateral cooperation as well as “hot” international issues. With efforts to promote the effectiveness of its mediating role for a series of crises, Russia continues to maintain its position and enhance its influence in this geopolitically strategic region. 

Dual goals in the spotlight post-COVID-19

  Apr 13, 2021 09:41:43
NDO – Boosting economic recovery together so that no country will be left behind, while implementing green projects to motivate sustainable development are the dual goals in the post-COVID-19 world being pursued by international financial institutions and major countries globally. 

The next mission

  Apr 08, 2021 16:28:40
NDO – European negotiators with Russia and China are exerting efforts to save the Iran nuclear agreement, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in direct talks with Iran held in Vienna, Austria. At these, shuttle diplomacy is also taking place to bring the US and Iran back into indirect dialogue, opening up opportunities for cooperation to resolve their disagreements. 

An ambitious goal

  Apr 07, 2021 11:04:36
NDO – The huge stimulus package passed by the US Congress encouraged President J. Biden to continue the launch of an infrastructure development plan worth more than US$2 trillion, which he called “a once-in-a-generation investment”. 

Global airlines prepare for takeoff returns

  Apr 04, 2021 12:03:47
NDO – As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign is being implemented simultaneously in many countries together with the piloting of “vaccine passport”, airlines worldwide are preparing to “take off” again after a long period of immobility causing great losses. 

New growth drivers for US economy

  Apr 02, 2021 09:52:27
NDO – Along with the growth momentum from the “coverage” of COVID-19 vaccines, the US economy now has an opportunity for strong development thanks to a series of stimulus policies introduced by the administration of President Joe Biden. 

Settling debt crisis for poor countries amidst COVID-19

  Apr 01, 2021 09:53:30
NDO – The United Nations (UN) and the Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica recently co-chaired a video conference to discuss measures to promote global economic recovery, with the participation of leaders from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank (WB), and member countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). One of the important issues raised for discussion was to help “vulnerable” poor countries to deal with the debt crisis caused by COVID-19. 

Fragile prospects for recovery of international travel

  Mar 31, 2021 11:40:56
NDO – Accelerated COVID-19 vaccination campaigns have allowed many countries around the world to plan for opening doors to international travellers. In addition to stimulating domestic tourism demand, countries are also paying attention to welcoming back foreign visitors in a bid to soon revive the “non-smoke” industry.