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G7 Italy 2024 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Addressing Global Challenges, Fostering Partnerships

The text of the following statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the...

EU-Turkey earthquake relief conference: Time to get serious

The European Union is hosting a reconstruction conference in Brussels on March 20 to focus on the aftermath of Turkey’s devastating February 6 earthquakes,...

Ireland’s climate action plan must look beyond de-growth led by the state

The Republic of Ireland has committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, after the coalition government of Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and the Greens...

On 9/11, it’s time for a reckoning and reflection of decades of failed US national security policy

A reckoning with America’s failed national security policy is long overdue.Our calamitous misadventures in the Middle East and the global financial collapse of 2008...

Afghanistan 2021: An extremist ‘stammtisch’

Everybody has a favorite bar or coffee house. A place you can go to seek solace or connect with old friends. In some cases,...

Afghanistan: No peace without a clear vision

Peace is the absence of war, while war is the absence of peace! A negotiated peace in Afghanistan presents a number of challenges. The...

Uzbekistan inks project deals with Masdar for 2 solar plants in Jizzakh and Samarkand

Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry announced on July 12 it has now signed project agreements with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) for the two 220...

World Bank okays project to support 1,500 MW of new renewable energy in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry said on June 30 a new $380 million project to enhance the performance of the National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan (NEGU)...

Reforms in Uzbekistan’s energy sector and cooperation with major international financial institutions

Since September 2016, when Shavkat Mirziyoyev began his presidency, Uzbekistan has embarked on a process of deep economic and social reforms. We are determined...

Emerging market-focused Millicom finalizes Africa exit, focuses on Latin America

Luxembourg-based telecommunications company Millicom, which focuses exclusively on emerging markets, announced on April 19 that it will finalize the divestment of its African holdings...

Uzbek Energy Minister sees low-carbon solar, hydro, wind future

Uzbekistan is committed to a low-carbon strategy, improving energy efficiency and increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the Central Asian country's energy...

Trump sends David Malpass to the World Bank

President Donald J Trump named David Malpass, currently US Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs, as the US candidate for the Presidency of the World...

Trump establishes US International Development Finance Corporation

President Donald J. Trump quietly approved the creation of a new foreign assistance agency on October 5, named the United States International Development Finance...

Trump unveils his “Hard Power Budget” delineating elements of an American withdrawal from global leadership, if approved

The screaming had already started well before President Trump revealed his proposals for a “Hard Power Budget” March 16, since the main budget outlines...

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