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19 August: World Humanitarian Day

The World Humanitarian Day is observed every year on August 19 across the world to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. Purpose of this day: (i) Provide opportunity to celebrate spirit that inspires humanitarian work around globe. (ii) Pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian ..

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India pledges $5 Million aid to UN Palestine Refugee Agency in 2019

India has pledged to contribute $5 Million in 2019 to United Nation Palestine refugee agency. This move comes amid India voiced its concern over agency’s financial situation and called for ensuring sustained financial support for its work. India and UNRWA During UN General Assembly (UNGA) Ad Hoc Committee meeting for Voluntary Contributions to United Nations ..

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India abstains from voting on Torture Goods

India has abstained from voting on United Nation General Assembly (UNGA’s) resolution aimed at examining options to end trade in goods which are used for capital punishment and torture. India stated that it is unacceptable to place death penalty on par with torture that it firmly believe that freedom from torture is a human right ..

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India s Candidature for Non-Permanent Seat at UNSC Endorsed

The Asia Pacific group has unanimously endorsed the candidature of India for the non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). India s candidature was endorsed for a two-year term in 2021-22. The unanimous endorsement also witnessed the support from China and Pakistan, with whom India is at a diplomatic tussle. How UNSC Non-permanent ..

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20 June: World Refugee Day observed

The World Refugee Day is observed across the world on 20 June every year. The theme for World Refugee Day 2019 was: Step with Refugees – Take a Step on World Refugee Day. About World Refugee Day Objective: The day is overserved annually to celebrate stories and contributions of refugees. Background: On 4 December 2000, ..

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