NZ Increases Support By 4 Times To Countries Affected By Climate Change
New Zealand government will provide $921 million in four years in order to support countries affected by climate change. Jacinda Ardern stated that they will increase their support by a quadruple in the same issue. Furthermore, the $921 million investment will help in supporting clean energy projects in the developing countries. Climate Change minister claimed half of the climate finance commitment will be towards supporting New Zealand's… read-more
Tags: New Zealand, Climate Change, Jacinda Ardern, United Nations, Developing countries
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
World Bank Mobilized $157 Bn In Last 15 Months To Combat Covid
To combat the Covid-19 spread and overcome the financial crisis, the World Bank has so far mobilized $157 billion in the last 15 months on the health, social and economic sectors. It also said that it would continue to assist developing countries with financial aid until the economy is eased. Reportedly, since the start of the pandemic, the world has recorded over 19 million Covid-19 cases.
Tags: Covid-19, Economy boost, World Bank, Developing countries
Courtesy: DAILY NEWS WATCH
'Small Groups' Do Not Decide The Fate Of The world Anymore, Says China To G7 Leaders
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chaired seven discussions against China in the G7 summit, urging leaders to develop a coherent response to the challenges posed by China. Following which Beijing has forewarned the leaders that "small" groups don't decide the world's fate anymore. China's spokesperson added that they believe all countries are equals, and world affairs should be handled through everyone's consultation.
Tags: China, G7 Summit, Developing countries, geopolitical events, Infrastructure
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Regular Walnut Consumption Controls Adverse Effects Of H. Pylori: Study
Daily walnut consumption can diminish the adverse outcomes linked to Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, as per a study published in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition. The study suggested that walnut extracts may facilitate protective proteins and anti-inflammatory responses in the gut, thereby shielding against the ulcer-causing disease. Interestingly, previous studies involving walnuts have also revealed its… read-more
Tags: H.Pylori, walnuts, Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, ulcers, Developing countries, hygiene
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
World Bank To Provide $12Bn Financial Aid For Vaccine Deployment in Developing Countries
With a view to help developing nations fight the pandemic and access vaccines, the World Bank announced a financial aid of $12 billion. The amount is a part of World Bank Group package of $160 billion, pledged for Coronavirus, and intends to “support vaccination of up to a billion people.” The World Bank opined that a strengthened vaccine deliver system was key to alter the course of the pandemic to move towards "resilient recovery."
Tags: World Bank, Covid-19, Coronavirus Vaccines, Developing countries
Courtesy: The Economic Times
World Bank Requests Board to Approve $12 bn Financing for Covid-19 vaccine
World Bank President, David Malpass, has requested the board to approve $12 billion for COVID-19 vaccine financing to aid developing and poor nations. This amount is a part of $160 billion funds pledged by the Organization towards COVID-19. The funding is aimed at helping poor countries procure the vaccination, when available, and distribute it early on, bringing them at par with rich countries. The board will consider the plan in early… read-more
Tags: World Bank, David Malpass, Covid-19, Covid Vaccine, Developing countries
Courtesy: The Hindu