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NITI Aayog releases report at United Nations: “Taking SDGs from Global to Local”

On July 13, 2020, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Dr V K Paul released India’s second Voluntary Review (VNR) at United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 2020. Highlights The report titled “Decade of Action: Taking SDGs from Global to Local” focused on India’s new aspirations towards “vocal for local”. Also, the VNR report, 2020 ..

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What is Seabed 2030 Project?

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO recently announced that it has finished mapping one-fifth of the world ocean floor under the Seabed 2030 Project. The Seabed 2030 project was launched in 2017 at the United Nations Ocean Conference to survey the ocean floor. Highlights When the project was launched in 2017, only 6% of the oceans was mapped ..

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July 4: International Day of cooperatives

Every year, the International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated on July 4. The main aim of celebrating the day is to draw the world attention in creating awareness about the concerns in cooperative sector. History The first International Day of Cooperatives was celebrated in 1923. It was established by the International Cooperative Alliance. In 1995, ..

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June 29: National Statistics Day

The Government of India has been celebrating National Statistics Day on June 29. This is to popularize statistics in every day life and create awareness among the public on how statistics help to frame policies. This year the GoI is celebrating Statistics Day under the theme Theme: SDG-3 and SDG-5 Significance of theme The SDG-3, ..

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June 27: International MSME Day

Every year, the International MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Day is celebrated on June 27 by the United Nations. Highlights The day was declared as MSME day on the 74th Plenary meet of UN General Assembly in 2017. The day is celebrated as MSMEs play vital role in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals. This ..

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