UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Current Affairs, GK & News
On February 11, 2022, last day of One Ocean Summit, declaration on “High Ambition Coalition (HAC) on biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ)” was introduced. Key Points The One Ocean Summit was organised under the leadership of French President. Negotiators from across the world will gather at United Nations Headquarters in New York in March 2022, ..
The US Navy recently conducted Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Indian Ocean Region near Lakshadweep. During the operation, the US warship entered the Exclusive Economic Zone of India without seeking prior consent from India. The warship that entered Indian EEZ was a Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. United Nations Convention ..
China has recently deployed underwater drones called Sea Wing Glider in the Indian Ocean region. The Sea Wing Glider Drone is used for Naval surveillance. It can operate for months under the sea. What is Sea Wing Glider Drone? The Sea Wing Glider Drone is a type of an uncrewed underwater vehicle. It was launched ..
The 30th Indo-Thai CORPAT is being held between Indian Navy and Royal Thai Navy from November 18, 2020 to November 20, 2020. INS Karmuk, HTMS Kraburi along with the Dornier maritime aircraft are to participate in the CORPAT. The countries have been holding CORPAT along the International Maritime Boundary Line twice a year since 2005. ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Act East Policy • BIMSTEC • CORPAT • Dornier aircraft • Exclusive Economic Zone • India-Thailand • Indian ocean region • Indo-Pacific • MAITREE • Maritime Exercises • Sagar • UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) • UNCLOS
On November 17, 2020, Japan and Australia signed the “Reciprocal Access Agreement” to counter the growing influence of China in the South China sea and in the Pacific Island Nations. Highlights The defence agreement has taken six years of negotiations. This will bring the countries closer amidst militarization in South China sea and series of ..