Statement by UK Ambassador Barbara Woodward at Security Council briefing on resolution 2532 on Covid-19
Statement by Ambassador Barbara Woodward, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on the Middle East
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed Decree â„– 23/2021 "On declaring a day of mourning in Ukraine".
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with the newly elected leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), Minister-President of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Laschet. The President of Ukraine became the first leader to negotiate with the new leader of the CDU immediately after the confirmation of the party's election results. The President of Ukraine wished the head of the Christian Democratic Union success in his political activities.
Bern, 22.01.2021 - The DDPS Cyber Defence Campus has launched a challenge to find start-ups and innovative technologies in the cyber area. In the first edition of the challenge, the start-up company CounterCraft was able to impress the jury with its innovative solution in the area of cyber threat intelligence. The company can now implement a Proof of Concept tailored to the Swiss Armed Forces in 2021.
Bern, 22.01.2021 - Thousands lost their homes as a result of the earthquake that hit Croatia at the end of last year. In response to a request from the Croatian authorities, Swiss Humanitarian Aid is supplying emergency shelters to the earthquake survivors. A total of CHF 400,000 has been allocated to the relief operation.
The Government of Spain welcomes the decision taken by President Mahmud Abbas to call parliamentary and presidential elections, as well as elections to the Palestinian National Council, to be held on 22 May, 31 July and 31 August, respectively.
At 9 am on Monday, 18 January, after a period of 21 days, the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 was administered to the first two people who received the first dose on 27 December.
Letter to His Excellency António Guterres
WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced the acting agency leadership across the administration to assist in the next phase of the transition of government. These individuals, nearly all of whom are career civil servants, will temporarily lead federal agencies while Cabinet nominees continue moving through the confirmation process.