The Venezuelan Embassy in China held an event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the victory of the Battle of Carabobo in the embassy on June 25, 2021. The Battle of Cala Bobo, a decisive battle during the Venezuelan War of Independence. On January 14, 1821, Bolivar led the Patriot Army and the European Volunteer Army with about 8,000 men, and completely defeated the 4,000 Spanish troops led by General La Torre in Carabobo. The victory of this battle determined Venezuela's independence.
His Excellency Félix Plasencia, Venezuelan Ambassador to China, said in his speech: This Bicentennial, which celebrates the fighting spirit of the Venezuelan Americanist that goes back beyond fifteen thousand years of civilization of our native peoples, coincides with the Centennial of the Communist Party of china, which we congratulate and also recognize the historic achievements dignifying the Chinese people. The party has been a beacon to reach great achievements such as the eradication of extreme in China, a milestone that fills all developing countries with hope.
New book release ceremony
His Excellency Félix Plasencia, Venezuelan ambassador to China, introduced Venezuelan intangible cultural items to the guests.
Venezuelan specialty food
People in Sri Lanka will receive their second dose of China's Sinopharm vaccine this month. One million doses purchased from the Chinese company arrived in the country on Sunday, and another million doses were scheduled to arrive today. China has already donated 1.1 million shots to Sri Lanka.
17 May 2021, the European Commission is proposing a new approach for a sustainable blue economy in the EU for the industries and sectors related to oceans, seas and coasts. A sustainable blue economy is essential to achieving the objectives of the European Green Deal and ensuring a green and inclusive recovery from the pandemic.
12 May 2021, the European Commission adopted the EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil” – a key deliverable of the European Green Deal and the main topic of this year's EU Green Week. It sets out an integrated vision for 2050: a world where pollution is reduced to levels that are no longer harmful to human health and natural ecosystems, as well as the steps to get there. The plan ties together all relevant EU policies to tackle and prevent pollution, with a special emphasis on how to use digital solutions to tackle pollution. Reviews of relevant EU legislation are foreseen to identify remaining gaps in EU legislation and where better implementation is necessary to meet these legal obligations.