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State of India’s Environment Report 2022

The State of India’s Environment Report, 2022 of the Centre for Science and Environment was released by Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. According to this report, India’s ranking has slipped due to substantial challenges in 11 SDGs such as zero hunger, good health and wellbeing, gender equality, and sustainable cities and communities. Overview: India also ..

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3

Every year, International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on December 3 by the United Nations and several other organisations spread all over the world. This year the day is celebrated with the following theme Theme: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world”. Background The International ..

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United Nations Public Service Day 2021

United Nations Public Service Day is observed on June 23, to recognise value and virtue of public service to community. Key Points The day emphasizes on the importance of public service in advancement phase. It recognises work of public servants & encourages young people to undertake careers in public sector. Background United Nations Public Service ..

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was observed on June 17, 2021 to raise awareness on land degradation, desertification and drought. Theme of the day for year 2021 was ” Restoration, Land, Recovery”. Highlights This day is a unique moment to remind everyone about land degradation neutrality which can be achieved through problem-solving, strong ..

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UN Trade Forum 2021

While speaking at UN Trade Forum 2021, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said, India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies. Highlights India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030. It shows India’s commitment towards United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals. He highlighted that, ..

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