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Millie Bobby Brown named as youngest-ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Emmy-nominated British actress Millie Bobby Brown (14) has been named the youngest-ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The appointment was marked on 2018 World Children’s Day (WCD) at United Nations Headquarters and the Empire State Building in New York on 20th November. She has been tasked by the UN to help raise awareness around children’s rights and ..

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IMF projects growth rate of 7.3% for India in FY19

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted a growth rate of 7.3% for India in FY19 and 7.4% in FY20. In 2017, India had clocked a 6.7% growth rate. The latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Report has predicted a slightly lower growth rate than it made projections in the April 2018 WEO for 2019. The ..

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Nepal hosts first-ever SAARC Agriculture Cooperative Business Forum

The first-ever SAARC Agriculture Cooperative Business Forum has started in Kathmandu, Nepal on August 29, 2018. It is co-organized by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Asian Farmers’ Association (AFA) with the support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The aim of the forum is to bring together representatives both from ..

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UNICEF launches ‘data visualisation app’ to provide a user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of education scenario in India

On May 24, in New Delhi, the UNICEF has launched a ‘data visualisation app’ which provides a user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of the education scenario in India. The app has been made with technical inputs from the UNICEF, in collaboration with the National Institute of Education Planning and Administration (NIEPA) and the National ..

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United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions. The ECOSOC has 54 members. ECOSOC serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues ..

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