International security: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Indian Coast Guard is co-hosting 12th ReCAAP ISC capacity building workshop
Published: June 19, 2019
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is co-hosting 12th international Capacity Building workshop in New Delhi to deepen knowledge on issues related to piracy and armed robbery on June 19-20, 2019. The 2-day workshop is being organized in cooperation with the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP). The ReCAAP ..
Topics: Anti-piracy • International Relations • International security • MT Zafirah hijacking • Organizations • Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia • Security
India to conduct its first-ever simulated space warfare exercise ‘IndSpaceEx’
Published: June 11, 2019
India is planning to conduct its first-ever simulated space warfare exercise titled ‘IndSpaceEx’ in the last week of July under the aegis of the Integrated Defence Staff of the defence ministry. All military stakeholders, including those from the scientific community, will participate in it. The purpose of the exercise is to understand the possible challenges ..
UNSC passes resolution to combat terrorist financing
Published: March 29, 2019
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously passed the first-ever resolution ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing. The resolution demands all states to ensure that their domestic laws and regulations establish serious criminal offenses to collect funds or financial resources to terrorist groups or individual criminals. It also calls on members to ..
India hosts first-ever Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme
Published: January 14, 2019
On January 14, the first-ever Annual Disarmament and International Security Affairs Fellowship Programme has started at the Foreign Services Institute in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by the United Nations under-secretary-general and high representative for disarmament affairs Izumi Nakamitsu and foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale. Young Diplomats from 27 countries are participating in the Fellowship ..
Topics: Arms control • Disarmament • Foreign policy • International security • Izumi Nakamitsu • Politics • United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research • United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs • United Nations Secretariat
2018 International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Published: September 28, 2018
The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is observed every year on September 26 to provide an opportunity to educate the public – and their leaders – about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them. The day provides an occasion for the world ..