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GNAFC’s Global report on food crises

The Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) recently released the “2021 Global Report on Food Crises”. The GNAFC is an international alliance formed by the European Union, United Nations and other governmental and non-governmental agencies. The report says that economic crisis was the major reason to push 40 million people towards hunger in 2020. This ..

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European Union joins India’s CDRI

The European Union (EU) comprising of 27 members has joined the “Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) initiative” of India. The EU joined this initiative following its endorsement of the charter of the CDRI. Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure initiative CDRI is an international coalition of countries, United Nations (UN) agencies, private sectors, multilateral development ..

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G20 Central Bank Governors’ Meet- Highlights

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, attended the G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting on February 26, 2021.  This was the first ever G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting that was held under the Italian Presidency. Highlights During the meeting, the finance minister highlighted regarding the India’s policy response with respect to COVID-19 pandemic and the ..

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Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

The top palm oil producers for the first time are looking for opportunities to run an advocacy campaign in Europe. The largest oil producers of the world Indonesia and Malaysia have sent proposals to hire an advocacy firm to run campaign in Europe through the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries. What is the issue? ..

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EU-China New Investment Treaty

The European Union and China recently signed a New Investment Treaty after seven years of negotiations. The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement in Investment is the most ambitious agreement China has ever concluded with a third country. The treaty is expected to create friction with the US. What is the New Investment Treaty? The treaty will ensure ..

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