Geneva Current Affairs, GK & News

UN report: World Economy Expected to regain 2020 losses

The United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects report has said that, the world economy is expected to recover slightly by 4.7 percent in the year 2021. The economy had declined by 4.3 percent in 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlights that, this loss in 2020 was more than double the impact of ..

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What is Red Channel Agreement?

The Red Channel Agreement was signed between the World Health Organization and IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) to implement the Emergency Medical Team Initiative. What is Emergency Medical Team Initiative? The initiative will strengthen the delivery of health and emergency medical services during humanitarian crisis. This will enable the organizations ..

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Om Birla attended the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament: 5WCSP

The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Shri Om Birla attended the virtual mode of Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (5WCSP). Key highlights The two days long event was organized jointly by Geneva headquartered Inter Parliamentary Union and the Parliament of Austria with the assistance of the United Nations This is for the first time ..

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Global Investment Trend Monitor No.33 Released by UNCTAD

The Geneva-based intergovernmental body, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its ‘Global Investment Trend Monitor report No.33’ on Monday, 20th January 2020, under which it listed the countries on the basis of receipts of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and stated that due to weaker macroeconomic performances, the global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) ..

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WHO approves Biosimilar version of Trastuzumab Drugs

A specialized agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) has for the first time prequalified a biosimilar version of the drug- Trastuzumab, which is life-saving medicine for women globally. The World Health Organization is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and is concerned with international public health. A biosimilar medicine is a type of ..

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