UNWTO launches Tourism Recovery Tracker MADRID. KAZINFFORM As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism. This represents the latest concrete action undertaken by the United Nations specialised agency as it leads the response of global tourism and guides recovery.
World leaders call for collective efforts to tackle climate change UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - World leaders have called for collective efforts to tackle the urgent global challenges posed by climate change as the world is at a critical moment in the pursuit of green and sustainable development, Xinhua reports.
FMs of LLDC countries meet on the sidelines of 75th UN GA NUR-SULTAN-NEW YORK. KAZINFORM – An annual ministerial session of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDC) chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi was held in a virtual format, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakh President addressed High-Level Meeting to commemorate 75th Anniversary of UN NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed the High-Level Meeting to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations within the anniversary session of the UN General Assembly, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh President to deliver video message at UNGA High-Level Meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, approximately after 8.00 PM Nur-Sultan time, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will deliver a video message at the High-Level Meeting to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations within the anniversary session of the UN General Assembly, the Facebook account of the President’s press secretary, Berik Uali, reads.
Global tourism industry lost $450 billion due to pandemic — UN MADRID. KAZINFORM The global tourism sector lost about $460 billion in the first half of 2020 due to the drop of international travel worldwide, caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the UN World Tourism Organization said on Tuesday.
Global leaders pledge ‘quantum leap’ towards fully funding COVID-19 vaccines and treatments NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Global leaders, including more than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, have underlined their commitment towards fast-tracking the development and production of COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines, that will be available for anyone, anywhere, who needs them, WAM reports.
Half of world’s refugee children out of school due to coronavirus: UNHCR GENEVA. KAZINFORM The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, predicted that unless immediate and bold action is taken by the international community to beat back the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 on refugee education, the potential of millions of young refugees living in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities will be further threatened.