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India elected to UN Economic and Social Council

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, Mauritius, Tunisia, and United Republic of Tanzania. Among eastern European states Croatia and Czech Republic ..

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Article 19 of the UN Charter: Iran loses voting rights in the United Nations General Assembly

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 Republic and Libya. On the other hand, three other countries such as Comoros, Somalia, Sao ..

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April 25: International Delegate’s Day

On April 25, 2020, for the first time, the United Nations marked the International Delegate’s Day. The Day is being marked to celebrate the 75th anniversary of San Francisco Conference. San Francisco Conference On April 25, 1945, delegates from 50 countries came together in San Francisco for the first time. The main aim of the ..

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Saudi-led Coalition calls Ceasefire in Yemen

On April 9, 2020, the Saudi Arabia led coalition declares cease fire in Yemen. The cease fire has been declared for a two-week period. Yemen War Yemen was devastated by a conflict that began in 2015. The Houthis that are backed by the Iran military took much of the control in west of the country. ..

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First International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed on April 24

First official ‘International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace’ was observed by United Nations (UN) on April 24, 2019. It was aimed at disseminating advantages of multilateralism and diplomacy for peace by educational and public awareness-raising activities. On this occasion, UN General Assembly convened one day high level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote ..

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