Page-5 of International Organisations Current Affairs, GK & News

India puts four more nuclear facilities under IAEA safeguards

India has decided to place four more reactors under International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. It was announced Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) at 62nd General Conference of IAEA held in Vienna, Austria. The four reactors include two Russian-designed Pressurised Light Water Reactors and two Pressurised Heavy Reactors being built with Indian technology. ..

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Government inks US$ 74 Million loan agreement for Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project

Union Government has inked US$74 million loan agreement for International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Credit for Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP). Uttrakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP) The objective of this project is to improve quality and relevance of training at priority Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and increase number of labor-market-relevant workers through short term ..

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7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism held in Seoul

7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism was held in Seoul, capital of South Korea from 16 to 19 September, 2018. The theme of the summit was ‘A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism’. The summit was co-organized by World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Seoul Metropolitan Government and supported by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism ..

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Pakistan action against terror funding not satisfactory: Asia Pacific Policy Group

According to review by Asia Pacific Policy Group on Money Laundering (APPG), Pakistan’s recent action against terror financing, particularly on  legal front were found to be “unsatisfactory” despite it was placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list in February 2018 for failing to curb terror funding. APPG examines cases of all countries ..

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ICOMOS launches Kerala Heritage Rescue Initiative

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) launched Kerala Heritage Rescue Initiative to assess damage to rich cultural and built heritage sites in flood-devastated Kerala. ICOMOS is global monument conservation body. Kerala Heritage Rescue Initiative The initiative aims at setting up platform for emergency response to cultural heritage damaged by the floods in Kerala. It ..

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