Netherlands Current Affairs, GK & News

2022 Invictus Games

On 16th April 2022, the 2022 edition of the Invictus Games opened in The Hague, Netherlands. The Games are being held from 16th to 22nd April. The Invictus Games’ first edition was held in London in the year 2014. Overview: The games have been held in Orlando, the US in 2016, Toronto, Canada in 2017, ..

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India’s FDI Inflow in April-Dec 2021

According to data from the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), during April-December 2021, India’s Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows contracted by 16 percent to USD 43.17 billion. Overview: During the same time period the previous year, inflows stood at USD 51.47 billion. Total FDI inflows (reinvested earnings, equity inflows, and ..

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The Netherlands New HIV variant

The researchers of Netherlands have discovered a new HIV variant. It has been named as VB variant. It was lurking the country for a long period. The variant causes 3.5 times to 5.5 times higher levels of infection. However, there is no cause of alarm because of modern treatments. About the VB variant The recovery ..

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United Nations launches Food Coalition to prevent COVID-19 Food crisis

The United Nations has created a new alliance to prevent COVID-19 food crisis. It was proposed by Italy and led by Food and Agriculture Organization. Key Highlights According to the State of Food Security and Nutrition Report, 2020 more than 690 million people went hungry in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic is to add 130 million ..

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NITI Aayog and Netherlands sign “Decarbonisation and Energy Transition Agenda”

NITI Aayog and Netherlands recently signed a Statement of Intent. They agreed to support “Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda” to accommodate cleaner energy. Highlights Under the SoI, the partners will co-create innovative technological solutions. This is to be achieved through exchange of knowledge and collaborative activities. Key Components of the agreement The key elements of ..

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Netherland to bring Russia before European Court of Human Rights

The Dutch Government (Netherlands) will bring Russia before European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for its role in downing of flight MH17. Highlights The Dutch Government will submit an inter-state application and will share relevant information about downing of Flight MH17. In 2014, the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in the conflict zone of eastern ..

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