Sustainable development

Romanian Government - among the initiators of Global Hub on Governance for Sustainable Development Goals

The Romanian Government, alongside the Columbian Government, initiated the Global Hub on Governance for Sustainable Development, which was launched on Wednesday, in New York, in the context of the 74th edition of the UN General Assembly.

UN: The Global Migrant Number Rose to 272 Million Globally in 2019

The total number of migrants worldwide has reached approximately 272 million this year, which is 51 million more than in 2010. At present, migrants make up 3.5% of the global population, compared to 2.8% in 2000. Data are from the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UN DESA).

Indonesia has Тhreatened to Impose Higher Duties on EU Dairy Products

The Indonesian Ministry of Commerce has threatened to impose higher tariffs on EU dairy products in response to the proposed measure by the bloc on palm oil biodiesel, the BTA quoted France as saying.

The warning could exacerbate the trade dispute between the EU and Indonesia, which is the world's largest producer of palm oil. The EU plans to reduce palm oil-based biofuels by 2030.

Lithuanian-Bulgarian Electric Car Sharing Service Spark Enters Romanian Market

Spark, a new car-sharing service, entered the Romanian market offering local customers electric cars to drive themselves and use over the desired period of time, Economica.net reported.

Spark was set up in Lithuania in 2016 by Lithuanian entrepreneurs, after which the Bulgarian entrepreneurs joined in 2017.

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