Ukraine and world news 2021
17.01.2022 - 23.01.2022
19.01. Ukraine has requested consultations with the European Union in connection with the restrictions imposed by Poland on the transport of goods by Ukrainian carriers to the EU.
19.01. The United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has requested $1.6 billion for its operations in 2022.
19.01. A group of more than 100 billionaires and millionaires has issued a plea to political and business leaders convening virtually for the World Economic Forum: make us pay more tax.
18.01. In 2022, the number of unemployed in the world will rise to 207 million, which is 21 million more than in the pre-crisis 2019. Global unemployment is expected to remain above pre-crisis levels until at least the end of 2023. This is stated in the new report of the International Labor Organization (ILO).
18.01. The ten richest people in the world during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, between March 2020 and November 2021, doubled their wealth from $ 700 billion to $ 1.5 trillion. This follows a report by the association of charitable organizations Oxfam.
18.01. Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that confrontation between major powers could have "catastrophic consequences" in a speech to world leaders at an all-virtual Davos forum.
17.01. In Ukraine, the language law requirement for publishers of national and regional print media regarding the mandatory use of the Ukrainian language in publications has come into force. Local media can be published in other languages for another two years.
17.01. Denmark will allocate an additional 22 million euros to strengthen Ukraine's security sector.
17.01. The Egyptian Prime Minister has called for a binding trilateral agreement between Sudan and Ethiopia on the Hedasi ("Rebirth") reservoir in Ethiopia. Negotiations on the Hedasi reservoir between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have not yielded results for 10 years.
17.01. Former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko arrived in Kiev. He is a suspect in a treason case.