United Nations conferences Current Affairs, GK & News

United Nations conferences  Current Affairs, GK & News

United Nations: India sponsored Nuclear Disarmament Resolutions adopted

On November 3, 2020, two resolutions were adopted by United Nations namely “Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons” and “Reducing Nuclear Danger”. The resolutions were sponsored by India. Convention on Prohibition of the use of Nuclear Weapons The resolution is being tabled by India since 1982. The resolution was also backed by ..

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly has started at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi, Kenya on May 27, 2019. In it, India has been elected to the Executive Board of the UN-Habitat Assembly. The special theme for 2019 Assembly is ‘Innovation for a better quality of life in cities and communities’ with the ..

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United Nations (UN) decides to hold its 2020 ocean conference in Lisbon

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has decided to hold the high-level 2020 United Nations Conference in Lisbon, Portugal from June 2 to 6 to support the sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources. The UNGA also decided that the conference shall involve all relevant stakeholders, bringing together governments, the UN system, intergovernmental ..

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Invest India wins 2018 UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development

India’s investment promotion body, Invest India has won the 2018 UN Award for excellence in promoting investments in sustainable development at the World Investment Forum, Geneva. The awards were organised by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The other winners of the award were Bahrain Economic Development Board (BEDB) and the Lesotho ..

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