United Nations Economic and Social Council

India in 4 UN ECOSOC Bodies

India has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) four major bodies, including the Commission on Science and Technology for Development. Overview: To the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Right, Ambassador Preeti Saran has been ..

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India elected to three bodies of the UN ECOSOC

India was recently elected to the three bodies of the United Nations. They were the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Executive Board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and the Executive Board of ..

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What is Table Mountain National Park?

The Table Mountain National Park is located in Cape Town of South Africa. Recently, a fire caught in the park and is burning it rapidly. More than two hundred fire fighters have been deployed in the region to quench the ..

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Odisha government signs pactwith UNICEF to provide safe drinking water

The Odisha government has recently signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide 24-hour safe drinking water to every household in the state under the project ‘Drink From Tap Mission’. The project has been ..

Odisha government unveils a mascot ‘Tikki Mausi’ to combat malnutrition among children

The mascot ‘Tikki Mausi’ has been launched by the Odisha government in collaboration with UNICEF to spread awareness about child and woman’s nutrition. The mascot has been named as ‘Tikki Mausi’ in reference to the second mother of a child. ..

Kristalina Georgieva selected as new head of International Monetary Fund

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named as the new Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She is the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF. Georgieva will succeed Christine Lagarde for a ..