The year 2021 is no less than a roller coaster ride for the world as it faced the deadly second wave of covid due to which many nations had declared lockdown for the second time. Apart from confronting the pandemic several things happened in the entire year. In many countries, the government was changed while some celebrated the dictatorship.
Many global summits took place like COP26, G20 that brought international leaders together for a better cause to discuss and come to a common consensus to combat problems like Climate Change, enhance global trade, maintain peace and security, develop global health system, etc. giving a message to the world that ‘all are together in the tough times.’
However, certain things also happened that raised the alarms for the world and disturbed international peace, and violation of human rights. The border crisis among different countries, immigrants issue and Afghanistan takeover by Taliban, arms race, etc.
Thus, at the end of 2021, we have listed Five eminent events that called for the world’s attention and were of relevant significance to many.
100 Years Of China’s Communist Party
China witnessed ceneatry celebrations of its ruling party Communist Party of China (CPC) which is currently led by president Xi Jinping. China has got some well-known leaders like Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping who have shaped China’s future, laid the foundation of the party to make it what it is today! China is one of the most powerful countries in the world at par with the US and Russia. China has had several conflicts going on for so many years with different countries over issues of trade, economy, territories, etc. Even though China calls itself a communist country its economy is very much based on capitalism.
Tokyo Olympics 2020
The most prestigious international sporting event Olympics got delayed in 2020 due to the Covid Pandemic. However, the much-awaited event was conducted in the year 2021 in Tokyo. It was the major global event that was conducted amidst the looming threat of virus’ new variants and waves. But with all ups and downs, the event was a success with sportsmen and women making and breaking records.
US Capitol Riots
The year started with chaos in the melting pot of culture and democratic country the US just a few after Joe Biden was elected as the president. Former President Donald Trump’s outraging tweets of accepting the results instigated the violent riots in the country on the first week of the new year. January 6, 2021, is considered the black day for democracy.
Taliban’s Take Over Of Afghanistan
As president Joe Biden announced that the US will withdraw its troops from war-torn Afghanistan, the Taliban had started to take over territories and collapsed the Afghanistan government with the president fleeing the country. Within 15 days the nation was taken over by the Taliban creating mayhem all over the world.
Military Coup In Myanmar
After being elected by the people through the electoral process the military took over the reins by keeping leader Aung Sann Su Kyi under house arrest it is 11 months now and still, she facing the charges and proceedings that are going on in the court. But since the take over citizens are facing grave crises and violence has also broken several times.