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Slovenia requests UN Human Rights Council session on Ethiopia

Geneva – Slovenia, in its capacity as the presiding country of the Council of the EU, requested a special session of the UN Human Rights Council on the situation in Ethiopia on Monday. More than 50 countries supported the call, Slovenia’s Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva announced on Twitter.

Kristalina Georgieva: Omicron could Slow Down the Pace of Global Economic Recovery

The spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus could lead to a slowdown in the recovery of the world economy, said today the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva, quoted by Reuters.

Georgieva speaks at the online forum "Reuters Next"

Greta Thunberg called on the UN to Declare a State of Emergency due to the Climate Crisis

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and her supporters plan to send a petition to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urging him to declare the climate crisis a global emergency. She announced this on Twitter on Wednesday.

Slovenia calls for enhanced multilateralism on UN Day

Ljubljana/Slovenj Gradec – On United Nations Day, Slovenia has called for strengthening of effective and rule-based multilateralism, with the UN playing the primary role based on inseparable connection and mutual complementation of peace, security and development, and on human rights with respect of international law and goals and principles of the UN Charter.

The IMF's Board has Confirmed that it has Full Confidence in Kristalina Georgieva

The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Governing Council has confirmed that it has full confidence in Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, after examining allegations that during her time at the World Bank she pressured experts to change data in a way that would benefit China. , world agencies reported.

Investigation against IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva, New Facts

Lawyers who investigated World Bank data-rigging allegations against IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva violated World Bank staff rules by failing to notify her that she was a subject of the probe and by not allowing her to respond to its findings, Georgieva's attorney said.

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