Current Affairs - May, 2011

2010 – COP 16/MOP 6, Cancún, Mexico

2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Cancún, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. This was the 16th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), so referred as COP 16. This was also the 6th session of the Conference of the Parties ..

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Important Outcomes of other Conferences of the Parties COP 4 to COP 15 under UNFCCC

1998 – COP 4, Buenos Aires, Argentina Important issues were discussed. Nothing substantial decision came out. 1999 – COP 5, Bonn, Germany It was more a technical meeting. No substantial outcome. 2000 – COP 6, The Hague, Netherlands A major issue was discussed in this COP. It was the proposal of the United States in ..

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The 2010 Legatum Prosperity Index

The Legatum Prosperity Index is a report by the Landon-based Legatum Institute. The 2010 report places India’s rank at 88 in a ranking of prosperity of 110 countries. The prosperity index is based on 89 variables over 110 countries, grouped into 8 sub-indices taking into account both economic growth and citizen’s quality of life. As ..

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