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 ..


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 ..


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 ..