UNAIDS: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
UNEP: Actress Dia Mirza’s term as Goodwill Ambassador extended
Published: May 8, 2020
On May 7, 2020, the United Nations Environment Programme extended the term of actress Dia Mirza as the Goodwill ambassador of India till 2022. The actress is also United Nations Sustainability Development Goal Advocate. About Goodwill Ambassadors A Goodwill Ambassador in general is a person who supports global issue or specific cause. The United Nations ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Zero Discrimination Day observed all over the world
Published: March 2, 2020
On March 1, 2020, Zero Discrimination Day was observed globally. The day was observed to challenge discrimination and inequality faced by women and girls. It aims to protect rights of women and promote their empowerment and gender equality. This year the day was observed under the theme Theme: Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls Highlights ..
India participates at United Nations AIDS Programme at World Economic Forum
Published: January 23, 2020
On January 21, 2020, India participated at the United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) programme at the World Economic Forum (WEF). The theme of the programme was Theme: Access for all: Leveraging Innovations, Investments and Partnerships for Health Highlights The health needs, technologies and solutions to bridge economic inequalities in the health sector were discussed. India was ..
Category: International Current Affairs
UNAIDS observes Zero Discrimination Day
Published: March 2, 2019
Zero Discrimination Day is annually celebrated by the UN and other international organisations on March 1st. Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated to promote and celebrate everyone’s right, regardless of age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin colour, etc. Zero Discrimination Day aims to raise the voice for the right to live life with dignity, despite one’s choices, beliefs, profession, education, ..