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G20 Countries Address Water Security from a Sustainability Perspective

G20 Countries Address Water Security from a Sustainability Perspective

G20 countries, led by Saudi Arabia, have strived to enhance the sustainability and durability of global water systems in light of the many warnings and worst-case scenarios that were drawn around the water file. Many warn that political pressure surrounding the water file threatens inevitable col

G20 Riyadh Summit Leads Efforts to Fight Climate Change

G20 Riyadh Summit Leads Efforts to Fight Climate Change

Climate change is an existential issue for some countries and of no value to others.

Saudi G20 Presidency Draws up Map for Recovery of Global Tourism

Saudi Arabia hosted last week the G20 Leaders Summit as tourism throughout the world is enduring its worst ever crisis due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak has led to global economic recession, crippled transportation and lockdowns have struck at the very core of tourism. Realiz

Saudi G20 Presidency Welcomes Initiative for Health Tools to Combat COVID-19

Saudi G20 Presidency Welcomes Initiative for Health Tools to Combat COVID-19

G20 nations on Sunday launched an international initiative to accelerate access to health tools needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The finance minister of Saudi Arabia, the current G20 chair, said the group is still working to bridge an estimated $8 billion funding gap to combat the pandem

Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million to Global Fight Against Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million to Global Fight Against Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia, as the holder of the G20 Presidency, has pledged $500 million to international organizations to support global efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. “This pledge will support emergency and preparedness response, developing and deploying new diagnostics, therapeutics and vacci

G20 Leaders: 'We Will Overcome This' Together

G20 Leaders: 'We Will Overcome This' Together

The leaders of the Group of 20 nations expressed on Thursday a strong commitment of unity against the coronavirus outbreak and its repercussions, saying they were "confident" in their ability to "overcome" the pandemic. “The virus respects no borders.

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