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India is participating the Madrid climate talks and will work to protect its long-term development interests. COP-25 is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement. India’s approach is based on the principles and provisions of UN Framework ..
Topics: Climate change policy • Climate Finance • Common But Differentiated Responsibilities • Environment • Environmental treaties • International environmental law • Kyoto Protocol • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Since 2005, December 9 is observed as the International Anti-Corruption Day. On 31st October 2003, the UN General Assembly had adopted the UN Convention against Corruption and chose 9th of December as International Anti-Corruption Day. This is done to increase the awareness about corruption and the role of the Convention in taking steps against it. ..
The U.S. President Donald Trump is to visit London for attending a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation(NATO) Leaders Meeting Scheduled to be held between 2-4 December. The meeting comes as a tension between NATO’s unprecedented progress on burden-sharing, including adding more than $100 billion in new defense spending since 2016. This creates tension between the US ..
As per the G20 Brown to Green Report 2018, none of the G20 nations have their emission levels low enough to meet the 2030 targets. The report measures how the world’s top 20 economies nations are doing along the road to meet the guidelines set by the Paris Agreement. As per the report, Greenhouse gas ..
Topics: Climate change mitigation • Climate forcing agents • Environment • G20 • G20 Pittsburgh summit • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The eight-session of the Governing Body of International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) is being held in Rome, Italy from 11-16 November 2019. ITPGRFA was adopted by the Thirty-First Session of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 3 November 2001. ITPGRFA also known as ..
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
Topics: Biodiversity • Food and Agriculture Organization • Food security • Genetic resources • Genetics • In Italy • International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture • Law by country • Plant genetic resources • Politics by country • Seeds • Sustainable agriculture
The Spanish capital city of Madrid will host the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 25) from 2nd to 13th December 2019. The decision was taken after Chile withdrew as host for the event due to the ongoing street protests in the South American country. The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) summit is a key ..
Topics: Climate change policy • Environmental treaties • Global warming • In Chile • Law by country • Politics by country • United Nations Climate Change Conference • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change