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Ramadan 2021: Muna AbuSulayman on the importance of giving back to those less fortunate

The National 05 May 2021
Throughout her career, Muna AbuSulayman has successfully launched and led numerous companies and foundations, resulting in her often being cited as one of the region's most influential figures ... She was also part of the Saudi Arabia government's think-tank ahead of G20, where she advised various foundations on youth, media and women's rights ... .

High-level talks 'constructive'

China Daily 22 Mar 2021
Beijing and Washington gain deeper understanding of each other's concerns ... They outlined topics for future discussions, including facilitating the operations of each other's diplomatic missions and media reporters, as well as multilateral events such as G20 and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ... The US side also recognized its own problems.

Russia seeks Arab support in reviving Iran nuclear deal

Anadolu Agency 13 Mar 2021
... kingdom was planned in advance, however, Russia "morally supports" Saudi Arabia for the second time in the case -- in 2018 Putin was meeting with bin Salman at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires right after media leaks claimed the prince was directly involved in Khashoggi's killing.

After social-media sites booted Trump, Mexican leaders want to put 'clear limits' on what those ...

Business Insider 23 Feb 2021
SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump no longer has a social-media platform after several sites banned him in the wake of the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill. Those bans are cause for dismay in Mexico, where the president and other leaders want to exert more control over social-media sites' ability to restrict users.

Changing the status quo for social media companies in India

Hindustan Times 17 Feb 2021
Globally, social media firms are protected by the “safe harbour provision” ... The Criminal Code Amendment (Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material) Act, 2019, mandates social media platforms to remove violent content and imposes a large penalty in case of non-compliance — 10% of the annual turnover of the company.

Dr. Fahd bin Hassan Al-Aqran, Saudi Press Agency director

Arab News 13 Feb 2021
He was secretary-general of the media ... Last year, he managed the G20 media committee that successfully laid on the necessary resources and services required by foreign and local press representatives to provide news coverage for more than 135 summit meetings and conferences.

Mexico social media plan is a ‘definite violation’ of North American trade deal, industry says

Metro USA 09 Feb 2021
... social media platforms ... Lopez Obrador was among leaders who spoke out against platforms that suspended Trump’s accounts, saying the Statue of Liberty was “green with anger” and vowing to bring the issue of free speech restriction on social media to the G20.

Mexican social media plan violates North America trade deal, industry says

Yahoo Daily News 09 Feb 2021
... regulate social media platforms ... Lopez Obrador was among leaders who spoke out against platforms that suspended Trump's accounts, saying the Statue of Liberty was "green with anger" and vowing to bring the issue of free speech restriction on social media to the G20.

What economic experts are certain of about 2021: More global uncertainty

Arab News 02 Jan 2021
While the amount of stimulus was low in comparison with other G20 countries, the counter-argument is that Saudi policymakers took such swift action to slow the spread of the virus that the drastic fiscal interventions of other countries were unnecessary ... “They did not need to inject as much as other G20 countries,” he said.

2020 in review: A year of swinging fortunes

Gulf News 26 Dec 2020
Billboards and postings on social media began promoting the event, and by February of 2020, the number of Saudis who did not hear of the G20 could be not more than a handful ... Indeed, the G20 was expected by many to surpass anything and everything witnessed before ... The November G20 came and went.

TV media 'gathers' to explore international cooperation 17 Dec 2020
... gather for the 2020 Belt and Road Media Community Summit Forum in Beijing on Dec 15 ... Over the past four years, the community has expanded its membership to 136 media organizations in 60 countries, with nearly 60 percent of organizations being from G7 and G20 member countries.

Russian Media Mourn as Putin Acknowledges Biden’s Win—But Say Trump ‘Burned’ U.S. on His Way Out

The Daily Beast 16 Dec 2020
Russian state media immediately noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin was the last leader of the G20 to recognize Biden’s indisputable victory ... While the doom and gloom in Russian state media inevitably surrounded most discussions acknowledging Trump’s electoral defeat, ...

Italy's G20 presidency next year to focus on coronavirus recovery

Xinhua 09 Dec 2020
9 (Xinhua) -- Helping provide greater access to coronavirus vaccines as they become available and taking steps to spark worldwide economic growth will be among the main priorities during Italy's 2021 presidency of the Group of 20 (G20), a government official said Wednesday, confirming local media reports.

DGDA chief strives always to be the perfect neighbor

Arab News 06 Dec 2020
The G20 Saudi Secretariat recently hosted a cultural dinner for media delegates, envoys and other guests at historic Al-Turaif district, which is a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site ... • The G20 Saudi Secretariat recently hosted a cultural dinner for media delegates, envoys and ...

Mohammed Kayal, director for communications at the G20 Saudi Secretariat

Arab News 05 Dec 2020
His work included coordinating with government entities in relation to crucial G20 media affairs, ensuring that the Kingdom’s message is reflected accurately and represented globally. Kayal’s role at the G20 involves the development and implementation of a comprehensive national ...