Inter-Parliamentary Union Current Affairs, GK & News

Inter-Parliamentary Union  Current Affairs, GK & News

Duarte Pacheco elected as new President of Inter Parliamentary Union

On November 2, 2020, Duarte Pacheco was elected as the new President of Inter Parliamentary Union. He will serve as the president of the union between 2020 and 2023. India was represented by the Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla at the session. The previous president of the Inter Parliamentary Union was Mexican MP Gabriela ..

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Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China

A group of eight democracies have launched Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China. It is an international cross-party group of legislators that are working towards reforms on democratic countries approach towards China. Highlights The Alliance was formed by Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Netherlands and USA. The European Union was also present when the representatives ..

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25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Every year 25 November is observed as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The official Theme for 2019 it is “Orage the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape“. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Objective:  To raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject ..

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6th Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit of G20 countries

An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is taking part in the 6th Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit of the G20 countries, being held in Tokyo, Japan from 3-5 November 2019. The summit is being attended by Presiding Officers of Parliaments of G20 countries. The Parliamentary summit is unofficially called P20. It was ..

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International Day of Democracy 2019

The International Day of Democracy 2019 was observed on September 15. The day is celebrated to promote the tenets of democracy. 2019: Theme The theme of the world democracy day 2019 is “Participation”. Active participation of people is a key for the democracy to succeed. Article 21 (3) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “The ..

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