UN Charter: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
April 25: International Delegate’s Day
Published: April 25, 2020
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 ..
Saudi-led Coalition calls Ceasefire in Yemen
Published: April 9, 2020
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. ..
Category: International Current Affairs
First International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed on April 24
Published: April 27, 2019
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 ..
24 October: United Nations Day
Published: October 24, 2017
The United Nations Day is observed every year on 24th October to mark anniversary of entry into force of UN Charter in 1945. With ratification of this founding document by majority of its members, including five permanent members of UN Security Council, United Nations officially came into existence. Since then, 24th October is celebrated as ..