Search: USA,COVID-19 (43 materials)

 

The Covid After-Effects and the Looming Skills Shortage

... no less formidable. These affected first and foremost the youngest generation of the globe – according to UNESCO, “more than 1.5 billion students and youth across the planet are or have been affected by school and university closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic ”. On top of the adverse effects on the younger generation (see Box 1), there is also the widening “teachers gap”, namely a worldwide shortage of well-trained teachers. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), “69 ...

16.10.2021

Post COVID-19 Strategic South Asia

COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the entire spectrum of life. India and Pakistan are both affected by the coronavirus but will recover eventually. When the pandemic subdues, the strategic issues of contention between India and Pakistan ...

15.09.2021

What’s on the Agenda for Prime Minister Modi’s Trip to America?

... Australia and Japan during their first-ever in-person summit. He will then address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). His trip takes place against the background of the ever more intensifying New Cold War between China and the U.S., the continued COVID-19 pandemic and the West’s withdrawal from Afghanistan following the terrorist-designated Taliban’s takeover of the country. All of these will figure prominently on his agenda. This analysis will begin by explaining India’s interests in those ...

15.09.2021

Why Is Biden Govt Setting Wrong COVID-19 Agenda

... redouble their efforts in investigating the origins of the coronavirus and report back to him in 90 days. There is nothing wrong about the intention to get the full picture of the global pandemic—all of us would like to see remaining blank spots in the COVID-19 genesis properly filled. However, it is not quite clear why the US leader would like to delegate to the American intelligence what seems to be a problem primarily for the international research community and institutions like the World Health ...

05.08.2021

Passing the Test of the Covid Pandemic

... Committee (DAC) (comprises developed economies, including the EU and the United States) amounted to USD 161.2 billion, representing 0.32% of their combined GNI. Initial estimates indicate that within total ODA, DAC countries spent USD 12 billion in 2020 on COVID-19 related activities. As a result, ODA assistance in 2020 increased by 3.5% compared to 2019 and reached its highest level ever recorded. Such an increase, while important in view of the challenges faced by developed economies themselves, falls ...

30.07.2021

The IX Moscow Conference on International Security

... Conference on International Security was held in Moscow, Russia. High-level delegations from more than eighty countries attended it. The agenda of the conference included the most urgent problems and trends in the field on international military policy, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, security cooperation, and building consensus on the future course of actions and strategies to overcome the international threats, instabilities and hegemonies. A wide range of issues were discussed in-depth, and participants ...

21.07.2021

Extending the Russia-China Friendship Treaty: To What Extent Will Isolation and Great Power Rivalry Push China and Russia Closer Together

... foreign nationals. China’s aggressive trade practices and intellectual property theft, its activities in the Xinjiang region against Uighur Muslims, and the crackdown on democratic freedoms in Hong Kong, as well as, most recently, its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic have also contributed to this isolation. Besides, China has been the subject of economic uncoupling efforts by the previous American administration and its successor as the United States hopes to halt the rapid rise of China as an economic ...

15.07.2021

Sputnik V in the International Arena

Over a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic in March 2020, the disease is far from under control. Although global case rates on the whole have declined, 15 countries remain near or at the peak of their infection curve. Even countries well below their peak daily infection ...

29.06.2021

What position would Russia take in case of an armed conflict between China and US?

... international order. Ahead of the upcoming Putin-Biden summit, Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi ( GT ) interviewed Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov ( Denisov ) on a range of issues including bilateral and trilateral relations, COVID-19, and many others. GT: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden will meet in Geneva on June 16. What are your expectations for the meeting? How do you evaluate the possibility of improvement in Russia-US relations during Biden's ...

16.06.2021

Discerning the Human Element Amid the Pandemic

What does the world community need to undertake to address the weak response to the pandemic? What does the world community need to undertake to address the weak response to the pandemic? Nearly every major crisis faced by the world in the past was followed by a reconfiguration of global architecture, with new coordination mechanisms and new international organizations being created. Perhaps this time it is not so much about the creation of new organizations, but rather the greater responsibility...

15.04.2021
 

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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