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IMF downgrades Slovenia’s 2022 growth forecast to 3.7%

Washington – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its projections for global economic growth in its latest World Economic Outlook, including Slovenia’s. The country’s GDP is projected to increase by 3.7% this year and by 3% in 2023, a downgrade of 0.9 and 0.6 percentage points, respectively, from the October forecast.

This will aggravate divisions

He said that there were no consultations of all member states, and such an approach will only worsen the discord within the Council.
He estimated that such an approach would only deepen the rift between the member states, increase the contradictions between the parties and add fuel to the fire, RIA Novosti reports.

The UN has suspended Russia's participation in the Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution terminating Russia's participation in the Human Rights Council.

"The UN General Assembly has suspended Russia's participation in the UN Human Rights Council," the statement said.

93 delegations voted in favor of the resolution, 24 against and 58 abstentions.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: “I am and will always be a friend of Greece”

He was removed from politics and public life in general after the Sofitel scandal in New York in 2011. He now lives in Morocco where he is very involved in humanitarian action and continues to provide his valuable advice to private companies with absolute discretion.

World Trade in 2021 Reached a Record 28.5 Trillion Dollars

The volume of world trade in 2021 reached a record high of 28.5 trillion dollars. This is an increase of 25% compared to 2020, and compared to 2019 it is an increase of 13%. Growth in this area is expected to slow in the first quarter of this year, according to a report released today by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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"