María Fernanda Espinosa Current Affairs, GK & News
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) was elected as President of 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Key Highlights Muhammad-Bande, was nominated by Nigeria and endorsed by African group, at the election. The 193-member UNGA then elected him by acclamation with also supporting his candidature. During an informal interactive dialogue ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 1995 • Beijing+25 • Inter-Governmental Negotiations • María Fernanda Espinosa • Nigeria’s UN Envoy • Secretary-General’s Climate Summit • Tijjani Muhammad-Bande • UN General Assembly • un security council • UNGA 74th session • UNGA President
Ecuadorean foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa has been elected President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), a mainly ceremonial title that nonetheless carries a high profile and important procedural functions. Espinosa defeated Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake of Honduras by 128 votes to 62, with two abstentions. Espinosa will become the fourth woman ..
Ecuador has granted citizenship to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in an attempt to resolve the political impasse over his continued presence in the United Kingdom (UK). Ecuador Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa informed that Assange, who is an Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12, 2017. This news announced on January 12, 2018. Assange ..
Topics: Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority • Cryptography • Embassy of Ecuador, London • Government • Indictment and arrest of Julian Assange • Julian Assange • María Fernanda Espinosa • Politics • WikiLeaks