12.08. On August 14, the head of EU diplomacy is convening a meeting of the EU Council at the level of foreign ministers to discuss the situation in the eastern Mediterranean, the presidential elections in Belarus, as well as developments in Lebanon.
12.08. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), 65 percent of schoolchildren and students have not received the necessary amount of knowledge since the beginning of the pandemic. 38 percent of young people fear for their careers. One in six people between the ages of 18 and 24 has lost their jobs since the start of the pandemic.
12.08. The Stockholm-based European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is recommending EU states imposes new restrictions to stem the transmission of Covid-19.