As the deadliest conflict in Europe since World War II enters its 11th month, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has outlined a 10-point peace plan to end the war with Russia. With Russian President Vladimir Putin expressing his willingness to come ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The International Day for Countering Hate Speech was marked on June 18, highlighting the need of combating hate speech as well as promoting tolerance and dialogue between communities. The day was marked for the first time in 2022. UNGA Resolution ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
On December 13, 2021, India voted against a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution to securitise climate change. Key Points The draft resolution linked climate change with global security challenges. India argued that; this move seeks to undermine the hard-won consensus which ..
The United Nations Day is observed on October 24, every year since 1948. Why is this day celebrated? The day marks the anniversary of the entry of the UN Charter into force in 1945. What is UN Charter? The UN ..
India was elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2022-2024 term. Key Points India has been selected in Asia-Pacific States category. Other elected countries include Oman, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan. Elected African countries are- Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Iran and six other countries have lost their voting rights in the United Nations General Assembly as they had not paid their dues. The other countries that lost their voting rights were Niger, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Congo Brazzaville, Central African ..