Member states of the United Nations Current Affairs, GK & News
At an event on the UN-SCO cooperation on peace, security and stability, Guterres organized on 19 Nov, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the counter-terrorism partnership between the world body and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The event was jointly organized by the Russian UN mission and the SCO. The SCO is an intergovernmental international organization, ..
Topics: António Guterres • Countries • International Relations • Landlocked countries • Member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • Politics by country • Republics • SCO • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation • Uzbekistan
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s long-running border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. His peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. Abiy was named as the winner of the 100th Nobel Peace Prize in ..
Topics: Abiy Ahmed • Africa • Countries • Current Affairs – November, 2018 • Eritrea • Ethiopia • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Nobel Peace Prize
Recently, India has strongly opposed Pakistan’s propaganda on Kashmir at the General Assembly of 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC-2019) in Uganda’s capital Kampala. The Indian parliamentary delegation was led by the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Earlier, Pakistan had raised the same issue during the 4th South Asian Speakers’ Summit in Male, Maldives. Though, the ..
Topics: Commonwealth republics • Countries • Federal republics • India • International Organizations • Lok Sabha • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the United Nations • Om Birla • Pakistan • Parliament of India • World
The relations between India and Sudan have been warm and cordial since the ancient times. There were contacts between the Nilotic and Indus Valley civilizations according to archaeological evidences. The ancient trade included silk, leather, gold, silver ornaments. In 1900, Indian experts developed the forestry sector. In 1935, Mahatma Gandhiji stopped over Port Sudan on ..
India recognized South Sudan in the year 2011 immediately after South Sudan became independent. South Sudan maintains an embassy in New Delhi and India at Juba. South Sudan was under the British – Egyptian rule from 1899 to 1955. It became independent and agreed to remain under the Government of Sudan in 2005 by signing ..
Topics: Africa • Comprehensive Peace Agreement • Continents • Countries • Federal republics • Least developed countries • Member states of the African Union • Member states of the United Nations • Second Sudanese Civil War • South Sudan • Sudan