United Nation Current Affairs, GK & News

India to take over as President of UNSC for August

From August India will be the president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month and then the nation will host various events in the three major areas of fight against terrorism, maritime security and peacekeeping. Highlights S. Tirumurti India’s permanent representative to the UN will hold a press conference on the Security ..

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World Braille Day: January 4

Every year, the World Braille Day is celebrated on January 4 by United Nations and several other international organizations. The day is celebrated to create awareness of the importance of Braille as a means of communication in the realization of human rights for the blind. Why is World Braille Day celebrated on January 4? It ..

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October 2: International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2 commemorating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. The day is marked to spread the message of non-violence through public awareness and education. Highlights The day reflects universal respect for Mahatma Gandhiji. It is ..

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COVID-19 and Child Labour Report by the United Nations

The International Labour Organization and the UNICEF have released a report on Child Labour. The report has been released under the title Title: COVID-19 and Child Labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act Key Findings The report says that millions of children are to be pushed to child labour due to COVID-19 crisis. ..

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World Productivity Congress in India after 45 years of gap

The World Productivity Congress has been conducted by the World Confederation of Productivity Science since 1969. It was last held in India in 1974. The Congress is held under the theme Theme: Industry 4.0-Innovation and Productivity Highlights The 19th World Productivity Congress to be held in Bengaluru aims at catalyzing government approaches in enhancing productivity. ..

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