Sustainable Development Goal Current Affairs, GK & News

UN Trade Forum 2021

While speaking at UN Trade Forum 2021, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said, India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies. Highlights India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030. It shows India’s commitment towards United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals. He highlighted that, ..

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State of India’s Environment Report 2021

According to State of India’s Environment Report 2021, India’s rank has dropped by two places to 117 as compared to 2020 ranking on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Key Findings SDG goals were adopted as a part of 2030 agenda by 193 United Nations member states in 2015. In 2020, India’s rank was 115 and ..

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Global Methane Assessment launched by UNEP and CCAC

The United Nations recently launched the Global Methane Assessment. It was released by Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the United Nations Environment Programme. The Climate Clean Air Coalition is a global partnership of governments and non-state partners. The report says that human caused methane emissions can be reduced by 45% in 2020-30. These ..

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National Dialogue on UN Food Systems Summit 2021

The United Nations General Secretary recently called for the first United Nations Food Systems Summit to be held in September 2021. The summit is to strategize actions for positive change in Agri-food systems. About the Summit The Summit will focus on pathways to shape food systems globally to accelerate progress in Sustainable Development Goals. The ..

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ITCN Programme

The National Institute of Urban Affairs recently launched the Infant Toddler and Caregiver friendly Neighbourhoods Training and Capacity Building Programme. The Institute is partnered by Bernard van Leer Foundation in implementing the programme. About the Programme The ITCN programme is designed to build capacities of young professionals and city officials to develop young children and ..

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