Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 Current Affairs, GK & News

FAO: India elected the Vice Chair

The Inter-Governmental Technical Working Group reviews the technical issues at the Food and Agriculture Organization and also advises the organizations on key decisions. India will hold the position of Vice Chairperson at the 12th session of the group. The ITWG is to meet at Rome in January 2023 and discuss animal genetic resources. USA is ..

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Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends 2005-2021 Report

The report Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2021 was released recently by Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the Stop TB Partnership. About Treatment Action Group (TAG) The Treatment Action Group (TAG) is an independent activist, and community-based research and policy think tank promoting racial, gender, and LGBTQ+ equality, social justice and liberation. It is supporting marginalized ..

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Multidimensional Poverty Index – Update (October, 2022)

The multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) was recently released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Key findings The MPI 2022 was released under the title “Unpacking deprivation bundles to reduce multidimensional poverty”. In 111 countries, 1.2 billion people (19.1%) live in acute multidimensional poverty. 593 million ..

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2nd UN World Geospatial International Congress

The second edition of the UN World Geospatial International Congress is being organized in Hyderabad, Telangana from October 10 to 14 this year. Key facts The 2nd United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC 2022) is being hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and convened by the United Nations Committee of Experts ..

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World Space Week 2022

World Space Week is observed from October 4 to 10 every year. Key facts World Space Week is observed to create awareness about space activities, inspire next generation to contribute to those activities and promote international cooperation in space outreach and education. “Space and Sustainability” is the theme for this year’s World Space Week. Its ..

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September 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information – Update (September, 2022)

UNESCO observes the International Day for Universal Access to Information on September 28 every year. Key facts The International Day for Universal Access to Information advocates for the right to seek, receive and distribute information. It raises awareness about the importance of expanding laws concerning information and preserving the right to freedom of expression. The ..

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