UN: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

UNESCO to revamp Lebanon’s heritage buildings

Recently UNESCO under the leadership of Audrey Azoulay, director-general of UNESCO announced the launch of new initiative “Beirut” named on the capital city of Lebanon. The said initiative will revamp the country’s damaged heritage sites and buildings. Background 4 August 2020 had been the worst day of the year for Lebanese people when a large ..

August 12: International Youth Day

International Youth Day is celebrated each year on August 12 every year in order to signify and highlight the importance of young people, not just as future generation, but also as the current driving force of change in the world. History of the IYD This day was designated by the United Nations in the year ..

Around 24 million may drop out of school due to COVID-19: U.N.

According to the United Nations Policy Brief, it has been estimated that around 24 million children across the countries are not going to return to school next year due to the economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic. This has been observed in the study involving the effect of the pandemic on education in the ..

Education of 1.6 billion students affected due to Covid-19: UN

The policy brief by the United Nations Secretary-General has reported that over the world, around 1.6 billion students have been affected due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The pandemic has caused the largest-ever disruption in the history of mankind and it is also estimated that 23.8 million children and youth will also drop out or ..

30 July- World Day against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 and this is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its historic Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. The day is meant to create awareness about the condition of ..