The NATO summit in Brussels focused on the strategic direction of the alliance, under the banner NATO 2030, and on pursuing the reforms and adaptations that have already been successfully launched. Chancellor Angela Merkel also met US President Joe Biden, who was attending his first NATO summit.
At the close of their summit in Cornwall, the G7 states adopted a Leaders’ Communiqué. They are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a global infrastructure initiative and aiming to do more for climate change mitigation and biodiversity. “The G7 want to engage with the major issues facing us today,” said Chancellor Angela Merkel.
people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far in Germany (as at 16 June 2021). 22.967.526 people have already had both vaccinations. The Federal Ministry of Health’s vaccination dashboard has more details.
We can only overcome the pandemic once a high percentage of the world’s population is vaccinated. From the start of the pandemic, the EU has worked to step up vaccine production and make the vaccines available worldwide.
Berlin is launching the first large-scale cultural event following long months of lockdown – the Berlinale Summer Special. For twelve days film fans will be able to experience the diversity of international cinema in 16 open-air cinemas.