From 23 to 24 November 2020, the Geneva International Conference on Afghanistan was held online under the chairmanship of the heads of government of Afghanistan and Finland, as well as the UN.
A draft presidential decree "On the main goals and objectives of state policy for the development of competition" was developed in Kazakhstan.
The world has to cope with a gigantic project - the fastest production and distribution of vaccines against COVID-19 among billions of people around the world - from western megacities with excellent clinics to villages and hard-to-reach regions. This will be a logistical challenge, a project of a scale that humanity has never faced before.
American media, citing informed sources, reported that the US-elected Democrat Joe Biden intends to nominate his longtime foreign policy adviser Antony Blinken for the post of Secretary of State.
World leaders gathered at the virtual summit of the G20 leaders announced their strong support for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
Over the past 20 years, the international community has pumped billions of dollars into Afghanistan. Nevertheless, today about 70% of Afghans live below the poverty line.
The expert community focuses on the 20 November meeting of the EU Defense Council.
American consulting company Bain & Company and the Italian association of luxury manufacturers Fondazione Altagamma presented the Worldwide Luxury Market Monitor report on the situation on the global luxury goods market and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on it.
On 21-22 November 2020, the heads of states and governments of the G20, chaired by Saudi Arabia, held an online meeting.
On 19 November 2020, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented to parliament proposals to increase the country’s defense spending in 2020-2024 due to the fact that "the situation in the world is now more dangerous than it has been since the Cold War."