Orders of chivalry Current Affairs, GK & News
Sadako Ogata (92), a high-profile Japanese diplomat who served as the first female United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) from 1991 to 2000, has passed away on Oct. 22 in Tokyo.
Topics: Aftermath of war • Awards • Japan International Cooperation Agency • Order of the Quetzal • Orders of chivalry • Refugee • Sadako Ogata • Sérgio Vieira de Mello • United Nations • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees • University of the Sacred Heart
The 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) 2019 is being held at Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan from 25-26 October 2019. The NAM was established in 1961 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia through an initiative of the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito. It was ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Awards • Jawaharlal Nehru • Josip Broz Tito • Non-Aligned Movement • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Park of Friendship, New Belgrade • Yugoslavia • Yugoslavia and the Non-Aligned Movement
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been elected as the first female president of European Commission (EC) following a secret ballot among MEPs. She secured the backing of more than half of the Members in the European Parliament (MEPs) for the biggest job in Brussels. She will succeed Jean-Claude Juncker on 1st November ..
Topics: European Commission • European Parliament • European Union law • Government • Jean-Claude Juncker • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • President of the European Commission • President of the European Union • Ursula von der Leyen • Von der Leyen • Von der Leyen Commission
On 9 June, Interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has won the 2019 Presidential election of Kazakhstan with 70.96% of the vote. He was recognised as the elected president by the Central Election Commission (CEC) and will take an oath of office June 12. Earlier, on 20th March 2019, Tokayev took office as the Interim President of ..
Topics: Countries • Government of Kazakhstan • Kassym-Jomart Tokayev • Kazakh presidential election • Kazakh Presidential Inauguration • Kazakhstan • Nursultan Nazarbayev • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Politics of Kazakhstan • President of Kazakhstan • Tokayev
The Thai parliament has recently elected ex military government chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as its new Prime Minister. He beat the popular billionaire leader of the anti-junta Future Forward Party, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, with 500 votes to 244 after a 12-hour session that included 10 hours of fierce debate in Parliament on June 5. Prayuth will now ..
Topics: Constitution of Thailand • Future Forward Party • Government of Thailand • Honorary Grand Commanders of the Order of the Defender of the Realm • National Assembly of Thailand • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Orders, decorations, and medals of Thailand • Palang Pracharath Party • Prayut Chan-o-cha • Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit • Vajiralongkorn