Unga Current Affairs, GK & News

International Day Against Nuclear Tests observed on August 29

The International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed across every year across the world on 29 August with aim to raise awareness about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions. Purpose of this day To promote peace and security world-wide and calls for urgent need to prevent nuclear catastrophes to ..

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22 August: International Day for Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

Every year on 22 August the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief is observed. This day emphasises the significance of aiding victims of religious persecution as part of the UN’s efforts to promote Human Rights related to religious or belief freedom. It was first made official in ..

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International Day of Living Together in Peace

On the 16th of May, the International Day of Living Together in Peace is celebrated annually. Why is this day celebrated? The day is celebrated to highlight the unity in diversity and differences. People from across the world are of various genders, races, classes, colours, nationalities, birth statuses, and disabilities. Hence, this day looks to ..

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Czech Republic: Russia’s replacement in UNHRC

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in a secret ballot voting elected the Czech Republic to replace Russia on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). How many countries voted for the Czech Republic? 157 countries voted in favor of the Czech Republic in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and there were 23 abstentions. The ..

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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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International Day of Plant Health

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in March 2022 passed a resolution to mark May 12th as International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) to raise awareness regarding the safety of plants and the importance of protecting plant health. Which countries signed the resolution? The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution was co-signed by countries like ..

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