Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Current Affairs, GK & News

India- EU First-ever Security Consultations

First-ever India-European Union (EU) Security and Defence Consultations held in Brussels, on June 10, 2022. Key Facts The consultations were held in accordance with the decision taken at India-EU Summit in July 2020. Consultations were co-chaired by Joint secretary of Ministry of Defence Somnath Ghosh and Joint Secretary (Europe West) of Ministry of External Affairs ..

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Operation Ganga

On February 27, 2022, the ministry of external affairs set up 24×7 control centres in order to assist the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine. India also launched a multi-prong evacuation plan titled ‘Operation Ganga’. Highlights Indian nationals will be evacuated through border crossing points with Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Slovak Republic. Ministry has activated a dedicated ..

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Munich Security Conference

Since 1963, the Munich Security Conference has been held in Munich, Germany, as an annual conference on international security policy. Münchner Konferenz für Sicherheitspolitik and Wehrkundetagung were the previous names for the conference. It is the largest meeting of its kind in the world. Overview: The Munich Security Conference has developed into the most important ..

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Tribes India Conclave organised by TRIFED and Ministry of External Affairs

TRIFED organised a Tribes India Conclave in association with the Ministry of External Affairs on November 27, 2021 at the “Tribes India Adi Mahotsav”. Highlights Tribes India Conclave was organised in line with the Prime Minister’s vision for Vocal for Local and to build a self-reliant India as well as to introduce rich tribal heritage ..

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Gen-Next Democratic Network’ initiative- Key Facts

Under the new initiative called “Gen-Next Democratic Network” initiative, India is set to host young leaders aged under 35. Key Points This event will be organised in November 2021. It has been planned by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). ICCR is an autonomous body working under the Ministry of External Affairs. It deals with ..

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Parliamentary Panel recommendations on water agreement with China

Parliamentary panel, in its report before Lok Sabha observed that, India is not having any water treaty with China. However, both the nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers. Key Points MoUs on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers will be in force for five years. MoUs are renewed regularly. According ..

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