United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

28th cycle of Indo-Thai CORPAT started in Bangkok

The 28th cycle of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the navies of the two countries has started in Bangkok, Thailand from September 5 to 15  to increase bilateral ties and maritime cooperation. The objectives of the Indo-Thai CORPAT are to ensure effective implementation of United Nations Conventions on Laws of the Sea (UNCLOS).

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Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf is one of the institutions established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The purpose of the Commission is to facilitate the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in respect of the establishment of the outer ..

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Denmark lays claim over North Pole

Denmark has presented claim to United Nations over the area surrounding the North Pole. As per Denmark, this area is connected to the continental shelf of Greenland is their autonomous territory. Greenland geographically forms part of North America rather than Europe. But it is largely self-governed, but it remains part of former colonial master Denmark, ..

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Current Affairs: August 24, 2011

60 Crore Aadhaar cards to be issued by 2014 Target set by the Government to issue 60 Crore UID Cards, Aadhaar by the year 2014 The Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Nandan Nilekani stated that nearly 2.87 Aadhaar cards have been issued to people in 9 states till now Steve Jobs of ..

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