Italy Current Affairs, GK & News

Italy unveils G20 Innovation League

The Italian Presidency of the G20 grouping has unveiled “G20 Innovation League”, in a bid to create a sustainable future. G20 Innovation League It is a new and unique initiative that have been designed to drive forward innovative projects, which in turn will help in creating a sustainable future. It will bring together the most ..

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Switzerland legalises Same-sex Marriage

Voters in Switzerland decided to legalize same-sex marriage on September 26, 2021. It makes Switzerland one of the last countries in Western Europe to do so. Key Points Apart from opening up the option of marriage to all couples, government also approved an amendment to Switzerland’s marriage law which was put to voters in a ..

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Italy recognizes India’s Covishield Vaccine

Italy has recognised Covishield vaccine against the Coronavirus on September 24, 2021. Highlights Covieshield vaccine against coronavirus was jointly developed by Oxford University & pharma giant AstraZeneca while it was manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. With this recognition by Italy, Indian cardholders inoculated by covishield vaccine would now be eligible to get an ..

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Italy wins the Euro 2020 trophy

Italy has won second European Championship trophy after defeating England by 3-2 in penalty shoot-out in final of Euros 2020 trophy at Wembley Stadium in London. Highlights This is the first major international trophy won by Italy since their 2006 FIFA World Cup win. Azzurri had last won continental title back in 1968. Italy had ..

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Italy hosts the Global G 20 Health Summit

The Global G20 Health Summit was co-hosted by European Commission along with Italy as part of its G20 presidency amid the surge and spread of the coronavirus cases. Agenda of the Summit The summit adopted the agenda to overcome Covid-19 pandemic. It also decided to develop and endorse a Rome Declaration of principles. Highlights Summit ..

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