Policy Brief on People on the Move & other topics – Daily Briefing (3 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – People on the Move – African/Caribbean/Pacific – Vaccine – Libya – Venezuela – Yemen – COVID-19/Peacekeeping – COVID-19/Iran – COVID-19/Moldova – Human Rights/Asia – World Bicycle Day – Condolences Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=03%20June%202020

Role of Religious Leaders & other topics – Daily Briefing (12 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. – Afghanistan – COVID-19: Telecommuting at UNHQ – Role of Religious Leaders – Iraq – UNICEF – UN Environment Programme – UN Women – ECLAC – Yemen – Venezuela – Ukraine – Moldova – Mozambique – South Sudan – Malawi – Cyprus – Mali – ECOSOC … Read more Role of Religious Leaders & other topics – Daily Briefing (12 May 2020)

Why are populations in Eastern and Central Europe in freefall? | The Stream

The world’s population is increasing, with the United Nations projecting that it may grow from 7.7 billion people in 2019 to 9.7 billion in 2050. Half of the projected rise is expected to be driven by population growth in a handful of countries including India, Democratic Republic of Congo and the United States. But growth … Read more Why are populations in Eastern and Central Europe in freefall? | The Stream

Moldova Futsal vs England Futsal | Highlights | EURO Qualifiers | Futsal Lions

England took on Moldova in their Euro 2022 qualifying campaign. Subscribe to England: http://bit.ly/FATVSub The FA: http://www.thefa.com Wembley Stadium: http://www.wembleystadium.com TWITTER The FA: http://www.twitter.com/fa The England Football Team: http://www.twitter.com/england Wembley Stadium: http://www.twitter.com/wembleystadium The FA WSL: http://www.twitter.com/fawsl FACEBOOK The FA Cup: http://www.facebook.com/thefacup The England Football Team: http://www.facebook.com/englandteam The England Women’s Football Team: http://www.facebook.com/englandwomen The FA WSL: … Read more Moldova Futsal vs England Futsal | Highlights | EURO Qualifiers | Futsal Lions

England Futsal 1-1 Israel Futsal | Highlights | Euro 2022 Preliminary Qualifiers | Futsal Lions

England opened their Euro 2022 preliminary qualifying with a draw against Israel, as Richard Ward’s equaliser salvaged a point for Mike Skubala’s side. England face Moldova today, with a win allowing them to top the group. Subscribe to England: http://bit.ly/FATVSub The FA: http://www.thefa.com Wembley Stadium: http://www.wembleystadium.com TWITTER The FA: http://www.twitter.com/fa The England Football Team: http://www.twitter.com/england … Read more England Futsal 1-1 Israel Futsal | Highlights | Euro 2022 Preliminary Qualifiers | Futsal Lions

Iurie Leancă Forms New Moldovan Government

On Thursday 30th May, 58 MPs voted to form the new government of Moldova, under the leadership of Iurie Leancă. The new government is as follows: Minister of Transport and Road Infrastructure – Vasile Botnari Minister of Culture – Monica Babuc Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration – Natalia Gherman Minister of Youth and … Read more Iurie Leancă Forms New Moldovan Government

UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Another slew of UEFA Euro 2012 fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday 6th September 2011, as 46 nations look to get three points closer to the tournament, which takes place in Poland and Ukraine in the summer of 2012. Of particular interest are the matches between England and Wales, at … Read more UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

52 national football teams are in action on the evening of Wednesday 9th February 2011, as a full fixture list of 26 international matches are scheduled to take place. Some notable friendly matches include the following: Croatia v Czech Republic; Denmark v England. Perhaps the biggest matches tonight are those at the bottom of the … Read more Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

Book Review: Zero Hour by Andy McNab

The latest installment in the Nick Stone series, Zero Hour follows the former special forces soldier through a series of British deniable operations. The missions are uncannily familiar – namely, an Israeli bombing raid in Syria and a British-led bombing operation blamed on Islamic extremists. Not only that, but Stone has his doubts about the … Read more Book Review: Zero Hour by Andy McNab

Nations Jostle for Place on UN Security Council

All week long, countries of the world have been auditioning for the roles of permanent Security Council members, justifying respective claims to a place in the world’s most powerful political body. Among the strongest claims, are those for a permanent seat for Africa, Japan and the Gulf Co-operation Council. Among ths issues to be resolved … Read more Nations Jostle for Place on UN Security Council

Norway Wins Eurovision 2009 in Moskva

“Fairytale” by Alexander Rybak won the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with a violin-folk piece he had written himself. The Norwegian was actually born in Minsk, Belarus before growing up near Oslo. Rybak was a runaway success hotly tipped before the competition even began. He has previously performed in a stage production of “Fiddler on the … Read more Norway Wins Eurovision 2009 in Moskva