The European Union (EU) has achieved a significant breakthrough in its efforts to revise rules for the equitable sharing of hosting asylum seekers. The deal was reached on June 8, during a day of intense negotiations between EU interior ministers ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The world population has reached eight billion and is expected to grow for decades, but many countries are facing a sharp drop in working-age adults. The competition for workers and talent will intensify globally, and many countries will be reliant ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The US President Joe Biden has planned to lift the refugee cap by May 2021. The former President Donald Trump had imposed historically low cap, on refugees. Trump had earlier set the Refugee cap to 15,000. This was the lowest ..
World Refugee Day is celebrated on 20th June each year to create awareness about the struggles faced by the displaced individuals. This year’s theme for World Refugee Day is “Every Action Counts”. The theme addresses the need for inclusive and ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
On May 19, 2020, India provided 2 million USD relief aid to the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) to help in welfare of Palestine refugees. The aid is to be used in core programmes including education and health ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The first ever Global Refugee Forum is being held in Geneva, Switzerland from 17-18 December 2019. It is being jointly hosted by United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) along with Government of Switzerland. At GRF the international community will showcase and ..