Human migration Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Nations recently released the report “International Migration 2020 Highlights”. According to the report, the Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. More than 18 million people from India were living outside India as of 2020. Key Findings of the report The other countries with large diaspora are Mexico, China, Russia and Syria. ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Every year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated on December 18 by the United Nations and several other international organizations. This year, the International Migrants Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Reimagining Human Mobility Background The resolution to celebrate International Migrants Day was adopted in 1990 during the International Convention on the Protection ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Mumbai based research non-profit India Migration Now has recently released “Interstate Migrant Policy Index” (IMPEX). The index measures integration of interstate migrants. Key Highlights The average IMPEX score of India is 37 out of 100. According to the index, the states of Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have been most successful in integrating ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
The Indian government has extended Visa-on Arrival facility to nationals of United Arab Emirates with effect from November 16, 2019. This facility will help in strengthening people-to-people and trade links, as well as the strategic ties between the two countries. This facility will be available for a period of up to 60 days with double ..
The World Cities Day (WCD) is observed every year on 31 October to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world. The 2019 theme “Changing the world: innovations and a better life for ..
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