Aftermath of war Current Affairs, GK & News
Sadako Ogata (92), a high-profile Japanese diplomat who served as the first female United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) from 1991 to 2000, has passed away on Oct. 22 in Tokyo.
Topics: Aftermath of war • Awards • Japan International Cooperation Agency • Order of the Quetzal • Orders of chivalry • Refugee • Sadako Ogata • Sérgio Vieira de Mello • United Nations • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees • University of the Sacred Heart
The Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released the International Migrant Stock 2019. The report provides estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all countries and areas of the world. The report is based on the estimates on official national statistics on the ..
The World Refugee Day (WRD) is observed every year on 20th of June to celebrate the stories and contributions of refugees. The 2019 theme is “#Step with Refugees – Take a Step on World Refugee Day”. According to the latest annual study released by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), 70.8 ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Demography • Forced displacement • Forced migration • Human rights abuses • Internally displaced person • Persecution • Population • Refugee • Right of asylum • Social Issues • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The World Red Cross Day (WRCD) is observed every year on May 8 to recognize the extraordinary contribution and incredible achievements of the stalwarts and volunteers around the world for helping the people in need anytime, anywhere. It is a gentle nod to all the volunteers who have made unparalleled contribution to people in need. ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Henry Dunant • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • missing people • Nobel laureates • Swiss people • United Nations General Assembly observers • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
On 8th of February 2019, the Red Cross called for a total ban on nuclear weapons & also gave warning of the growing risk that such arms could again be used with devastating effect. For this burning issue, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Law by country • Nobel laureates • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapon • Nuclear weapons convention • Politics by country • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons • United Nations General Assembly observers