UN General Assembly Current Affairs, GK & News

International Day of Living Together in Peace

On the 16th of May, the International Day of Living Together in Peace is celebrated annually. Why is this day celebrated? The day is celebrated to highlight the unity in diversity and differences. People from across the world are of various genders, races, classes, colours, nationalities, birth statuses, and disabilities. Hence, this day looks to ..

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World Down Syndrome Day

On 21st March, World Down Syndrome Day is observed. This day is observed annually since 2006. Overview: 21st March was selected to observe this day as 21 signifies the triplication of the 21st chromosome due to which Down syndrome occurs. World Down Syndrome Day is observed annually to create public awareness about Down syndrome. Down ..

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UNGA Resolution Deploring Russian Aggression

The 193-member UN General Assembly adopted a resolution strongly deploring Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, just days after Russia vetoed a similar resolution on the increasing crisis between the two countries in the Security Council. Overview: The United Nations General Assembly voted to reaffirm its support to Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity within internationally recognized borders, ..

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August 12: International Youth Day

The International Youth Day is observed on August 12, every year. Highlights On the occasion, governments and citizens from across the globe come together in order to recognise and bring attention towards problems faced by the youth. This day is celebrated by several awareness campaigns, community concerts, and events that bring the socio-economic and socio-political ..

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World Radio Day, 2020 observed on February 13

The proclamation of UNESCO member states was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013 to celebrate February 13 as the World Radio Day. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Radio and Diversity’. The day celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of radio and access to information. This year, the day is ..

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