REPORT AT A GLANCE
Sinds het uitbreken van het nieuwe Coronavirus in de stad Wuhan in China , eind december 2019 ; zijn de gesprekken en debatten over het coronavirus wereldwijd en ook hier bij ons in België , niet meer weg te denken . Het gaat zelfs zover , dat het impact ( Sociaal-economisch , Fysisch –Psychisch en ja zelfs Menselijk en Religieus ) overweldigend is.
BIC President, Ambassador Marc Otte, welcomes new EU leaders with words of advice on three key issues that will shape an audacious agenda for a stronger and smarter Global Europe, and ensure that the EU demonstrates true leadership in an unpredictable geopolitical arena with emerging actors and new challenges (
Following months of protests since al-Bashir’s removal from power, there has been some semblance of hope in Sudan following the signing of a power-sharing agreement in July 2019 between the leaders of the pro-democracy movement and the transitional military council, the latter running the country in the absence of a new President. However, a key missing element of the agreement was how to account for the violence that marred the protest period.
For past decades Iran has been suffering from an environmental crisis as a result of inefficient water and natural resources management and lack of enforcement of existing environmental regulations. This has led to constant drought-related water shortages and flooding throughout the country. The Iranian authorities, on their side, are blaming climate change and instrumentalizing their international sanctions as a justification for this crisis.