Unga: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

August 12: International Youth Day

Published: August 13, 2020

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 ..

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UNGA to Go Virtual, First Time in 75 years

Published: July 23, 2020

The United Nations has decided to hold the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2020 in the virtual mode in the wake of the deadly coronavirus in all the parts of the world. The leaders from all the 193 member countries will submit pre-recorded video statements for the assembly session to be held in September ..

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India attends Hormuz Peace Initiative

Published: January 11, 2020

India recently attended the Hormuz Peace Initiative that was held in Tehran. The initiative aimed at stabilizing one of world’s busiest shipping lanes, the Strait of Hormuz amidst US-Iran tensions. It was attended by leading trade partners of Iran namely China, Oman, India and Afghanistan. Highlights The countries that attended the initiative reviewed the “Hormuz ..

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Geneva to host first Global Refugee Forum

Published: December 17, 2019

The first ever Global Refugee Forum is being held in Geneva, Switzerland from 17-18 December 2019. It is being jointly hosted by United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) along with Government of Switzerland. At GRF the international community will showcase and exchange good practices at national, regional or global levels. About Global Refugee Forum 2019 Objective: ..

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15 December: International Tea Day

Published: December 16, 2019

International Tea Day is observed every year on 16 December since 2005. The day is celebrated in tea producing nations such as India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Malaysia. About International Tea Day Objective: To draw global attention of governments and citizens to impact of global tea trade on ..

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