UNGA President Current Affairs, GK & News
Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, was elected as new President of UN General Assembly (UNGA). Key Points Abdulla Shahid won against Afghanistan’s former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul with three-fourth majority. He fetched 143 votes while Rassoul got 48 votes out of 191 votes polled. Maldives will occupy office of President of UNGA for the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) was elected as President of 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Key Highlights Muhammad-Bande, was nominated by Nigeria and endorsed by African group, at the election. The 193-member UNGA then elected him by acclamation with also supporting his candidature. During an informal interactive dialogue ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 1995 • Beijing+25 • Inter-Governmental Negotiations • María Fernanda Espinosa • Nigeria’s UN Envoy • Secretary-General’s Climate Summit • Tijjani Muhammad-Bande • UN General Assembly • un security council • UNGA 74th session • UNGA President