With UNDP and the UK support e-Apostille now available in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — Georgian and foreign citizens now have access to a user-friendly digital solution allowing them to verify up to 100 types of documents issued by Georgia’s public authorities and health and educational institutions. Introduced this month, the e-Apostille can certify birth…

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Which form of transport has the smallest carbon footprint?

Transport accounts for around one-fifth of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions [24% if we only consider CO2 emissions from energy].1 In some countries – often richer countries with populations that travel often – transport can be one of the largest segments of…

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Obesity might be an issue for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

The FINANCIAL — Obesity makes it more difficult to vaccinate adults against influenza. Will this be the case for COVID-19 too? Evidence that obese people have a blunted response to common vaccines was first observed in 1985. Moreover, having obesity, defined as a body…

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