Business & Finance

Dana Reizniece – Ozola: Digital solutions to EU industrial policy issues

The Minister of Economy of Latvia, Dana Reizniece – Ozola, talked about the priorities of the Latvian Presidency. She claimed that there are three important issues that the European Union needs to attend at the present. According to her, those are to promote growth, create jobs and encourage investments. Accomplishing these goals will ensure European

Business & Finance

Donald Tusk: “Moldova is transforming itself into a modern European state”

An important meeting between Donald Tusk (President of the European Council) and Chiril Gaburici (Moldovan Prime Minister) took place in Brussels on February this year. This was the Prime Minister’s first official visit abroad and it served as a support of the strengthened bonds between Moldova and the EU, which are nowadays shaped through the

Business & Finance

A new 20-euro banknote is being released in November 2015

Starting in November this year a new banknote will appear in the wallets of over 330 million of Europeans. On February a new 20-euro banknote was unveiled by the European Central Bank. Since 1999 the euro was officially introduced to the financial world as an accounting currency, replacing the former European Currency Unit (ECU). Later

Culture & Society

Gaza – After a Ceasefire

In the last summer conflict in Gaza more than 2,000 Palestinians were killed, around 14,000 homes were destroyed, and more than 100,000 Palestinians lost their homes. During 50 days of the conflict, between July and August 2014, violence was spread out all over the place; and now, six months after ceasefire, people are struggling to

Global News

Human Rights Situation in Myanmar

On September 1st, 2014, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein started leading the Office of the High Commissioner for Human

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Security Council condemns use of chemical weapons in Syria

With fourteen votes in favor and one abstention, the UN Security Council adopted resolution 2209, condemning the use

Culture & Society

Climate change will has a devastating impact on human rights

Delegates from Pacific Island States joined UN officials in Geneva to debate the impact climate change and rising

Culture & Society

UN Women calls on men and boys to be allies in the fight for equality.

During a high-level debate on advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls in the post-2015 development agenda, Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the UN noted that development is not possible if half of the population is oppressed. “There has never been a more important moment to commit to this great objective”, said the Secretary-General. “This