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India attends 6th BRICS Parliamentary Forum

On October 27, 2020, Indian Parliamentary delegation under the leadership of Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla attended the sixth BRICS Parliamentary Forum. It was chaired by the Chairman of State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia. The speakers and members of other BRICS parliaments such as Brazil, China and South Africa participated in the ..

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April 24: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Every year April 24 is marked as the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. It was first observed on April 24, 2019. Highlights The day is marked by the United Nations. It aims to preserve values of international cooperation and multilateralism, based on which the UN Charter and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are ..

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United Nations adopts first resolution on Corona Virus

On April 3, 2020, the United Nations approved the resolution that called upon international cooperation to fight against COVID-19. The resolution also calls for its member nations to adopt multilateralism. Highlights The United Nations resolution was adopted by 188 nations. This is the first resolution adopted by the organization since the pandemic. The resolution called ..

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1 million USD dispersed to SAARC nations under Emergency COVID-19 Funds

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of External Affairs announced that 1 million USD has been dispersed towards the Emergency COVID-19 funds. The fund was set up PM Modi during a video conference recently. Walking on the foot steps of India, Saudi Arabia had recently initiated similar conference among G20 countries to fight COVID-19. Highlights ..

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Raisina Dialogue to be held New Delhi

The Raisina Dialogue is to be held between January 14, 2020 and January 16, 2020. It is a multilateral conference that is held in New Delhi annually since 2016. The dialogue is organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation. Highlights This year, in 2020, number of foreign ministers are to attend ..

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