17.01. For the first time in US history, the post of scientific adviser to the president will be part of the White House Cabinet. President-elect Joe Biden has said his administration will be guided by "science and truth."
17.01. The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by almost 30 percent, according to a report by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). According to ECOSOC, the number of migrants in the world in 2020 reached 281 million people.
17.01. The UK announced plans to hold the first G7 summit after 2019 in a personal format with the participation of state leaders on June 11-13 this year.