UN Current Affairs, GK & News

‘World Migratory Bird Day 2022’

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is marked twice a year on the second Saturday in May and the second Saturday in October. When is World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrated in 2022? In 2022, World Migratory Bird Day is on May 14th and October 18th. What is the objective of the World Migratory Bird Day ..

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India’s Contribution for Hindi @ UN project

India has contributed $800,000 to the [email protected] project to encourage the use of Hindi in the United Nations (UN). What is the ‘Hindi @ UN’ project? It is a project launched by the Government of India in collaboration with the UN Department of Public Information in 2018. What is the objective of the ‘Hindi @ ..

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UN ‘Energy Plan of Action’

Recently, the United Nations launched the “UN-Energy Plan of Action Towards 2025” and “Energy Compact Action Network”. What is the UN-Energy Plan of Action? It sets out a framework for collective action by nearly 30 UN and international organizations. What is the aim of the UN-Energy Plan of Action? The aim is to achieve the ..

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International Day to Combat Islamophobia

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution to proclaim March 15th as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. About the resolution The resolution regarding International Day to Combat Islamophobia was introduced by Pakistan’s permanent representative to United Nations (UN), Munir Akram. The resolution was introduced on behalf of the Organization of ..

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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 ..

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