On July 14, 2015, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed in Vienna between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1), effectively curbing the Iran’s capability to go nuclear for at least next 15 years.
In 2015, the number of people who forcibly leave their homes reached to 65.3 million people. Among them, 21.3 million are refugees and 40.8 million of them are relocated within their country.
On May 19, 2017, the 12th presidential election was held in Iran.
Since the presidential elections have become an integral part of the Iranian political landscape there was no doubt that there will be a tight race between the candidates contending for the presidency.
The 6th parliamentary elections were held in Armenia on April 2, 2017.
During 25 years of its independence, Kazakhstan has been pursuing balanced and pragmatic multi-vectored foreign policy.
Between 5-15 March 2017, the annual session of China’s National People's Congress (NPC), which is the highest state institution and legislative body of the People's Republic of China (PRC), took place in China’s capital, Beijing.
A gender perspective in anticipation of Women's Day looks completely natural. However, the problems of society's attitude to women is so serious that go far beyond the celebratory presentations, speeches and congratulations.