UN General Assembly (UNGA) Current Affairs, GK & News

August 12: International Youth Day

The International Youth Day is observed every year on August 12. The day celebrates the contribution of today’s youth in development of society. It also calls out against injustice faced by the youth across the world considering that, youth are leaders of tomorrow and they have potential to bring huge changes in society. Theme of ..

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Nelson Mandela Day 2022

The Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on July 18, annually in the remembrance of Nelson Mandela, who was the first democratically elected President of South Africa. Highlights The Nelson Mandela International Day calls for bringing change in actions of people and inspiring others. The day also remembers long years of struggle of Nelson Mandela, ..

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February 10: World Pulses Day

World Pulses Day was observed on February 10, to recognise Pulses as a global food. Key Facts On World Pulses Day, people make efforts in raising awareness on importance of Pulses in sustainable food production. UN General Assembly had decided to dedicate this day to Pulses in 2019, with the objective of increasing awareness and ..

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December 20: International Human Solidarity Day

The International Human Solidarity Day was observed globally on December 20, to honour the “Unity in Diversity”. Key Facts The day is observed every year on December 20 by United Nations. It acts as a reminder for governments across the world to respect their commitments towards international agreements. The day became a part of ‘Trust ..

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International Day for Universal Access of Information

International day for Universal Access of Information is observed on September 28 every year by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Key Facts This day is observed because, torrential flow of information is the result of dominant paradigm considering the availability of information assign of the development. As a result, common perspective ..

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India’s clean energy commitments at UN summit

During the first leader-level meeting on energy, under the UN General Assembly, India has made commitments to increase the renewable energy installed capacity to 450 GW by 2030. Key Points India has also committed to develop and implement a National Hydrogen Energy Mission in order to boost the annual green hydrogen production to 1 MT ..

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