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WTO and FIFA use trade and football as catalysts of economic and social development

Geneva: The WTO and FIFA have agreed to work together to examine how international trade and football can serve as catalysts for economic growth and social inclusion. The collaboration, spelt out in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, seeks to foster synergies in relation to the […]...Read More

World Meteorological Organisation reports 2022 as one of the three warmest Julys on record

Geneva: Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather agency said. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), temperatures were close to 0.4℃ above the 1991-2020 average across much of Europe, with southwestern and western Europe being the most […]...Read More

UN marks World Food Safety Day to mobilize action

Geneva: The UN marks World Food Safety Day on June 7, 2022, under the theme “Safer food, better health.” Safe food is essential to human health and well-being and is one of the most critical guarantors of good health. The day will draw attention and mobilise action to prevent, detect, manage foodborne risks and improve […]...Read More

The Rock worth US$30 million is on the move

This May, “The Rock” will be making a grand entrance through the doors of Christie’s auction in Geneva. Make no mistake, it is not just any rock, but The Rock – a 228.31-carat white diamond with a presale estimate between US$20 million and US$30 million. This magnificent gemstone is the largest existing pear-shaped white diamond, […]...Read More