South Sudan: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

20th June: World Refugee Day

Published: June 20, 2020

To honor refugees across the globe, the United Nations designated 20th June to be observed as World Refugee Day in its Resolution 55/76 on  4th December 2000. The first World Refugee Day was observed on 20th June 2001. The theme of 2020 World Refugee Day: Every Action Counts This year’s theme is to remind the ..

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United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the year award to India’s major Suman Gawani

Published: May 29, 2020

On the eve of International Day of UN Peacekeepers that is being marked on May 29, Indian major Suman Gawani and Brazilian Naval Officer Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo are to be presented with the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the year 2019 award. Highlights For the first time, the award is being shared ..

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India South Sudan relations

Published: September 16, 2019

India recognized South Sudan in the year 2011 immediately after South Sudan became independent. South Sudan maintains an embassy in New Delhi and India at Juba. South Sudan was under the British – Egyptian rule from 1899 to 1955. It became independent and agreed to remain under the Government of Sudan in 2005 by signing ..

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Fact in Focus : Darfur, Sudan

Published: June 28, 2019

The United States Security Council has approved a resolution that will halt the withdrawn of the combined United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in the politically unstable Darfur region in Sudan. Facts to remember about Sudan Sudan is an African Country located in the North-East of Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the North and ..

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Global Peace Index 2019

Published: June 13, 2019

Global Peace Index 2019 by the Australian think tank Institute for Economics & Peace ranks countries on their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains: Level of societal safety and security. Extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Degree of militarisation. Findings of the Index Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world ..

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