European Union Current Affairs, GK & News

European Union  Current Affairs, GK & News

Fight against climate change in French Constitution

The French President Emmanuel Macron recently announced a referendum to add the fight against climate change into the French Constitution. Also, the need to preserve the environment is to be added. What is a Referendum? It is a general vote by the electorate on a political question that has been referred to them for a ..

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Union Cabinet: MoU between India and UK in ICT approved

On November 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and UK. The MoU was signed in the field of Information Communication Technologies and Telecommunications. Key Highlights The MoU was signed between Department of Digital, Media and sports of UK Government and Ministry of Communications of ..

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Union Cabinet: MoU between India and Spain in Astronomy approved

On November 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Spain. The MoU will facilitate scientific and technical collaborations between the countries in the field of Astronomy. Key Highlights The MoU was signed between the Instituto de Astrofiscia de Canarias of Spain and the Indian ..

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EU Environmental Ministers commit to Net Zero Emissions Target by 2050: Key Facts

European Union Environment Ministers signed an agreement in Luxembourg on 23rd October 2020. The deal has created EU’s 2050 net-zero emissions target legally binding on the states. What is the new deal? It objective is to help the block to achieve its target of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. The 2050 net-zero emission targets involves ..

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European Union to sanction Russia and Belarus

On October 12, 2020, the European Union agreed to impose sanctions on Russia for poisoning the opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Imposition of sanction was initiated by France and Germany. What is the issue? Navalny was an anti-corruption investigator. He was the major political opponent of Vladimir Putin the Russian president. He fell ill on August ..

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