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UNGA declares 2023 as “International Year of Millets”

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has declared the year 2023 as “International Year of Millets”. The resolution to declare the year was sponsored by India. The resolution was adopted by consensus and the support of over 70 nations out of 193. Highlights This news was shared by the India’s Permanent Representative to US Ambassador, ..

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World Wildlife Day 2021

The world is observing and celebrating the World Wildlife Day 2021 on March 3, 2021. The day is being celebrated under the Theme- Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet. This theme was decided by United Nations. Significance of the day The day is celebrated in order to raise awareness with respect to the issue ..

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February 20: World Day of Social Justice

The World Day of Social Justice is observed on February 20 every year. The day is dedicated to advantages and issues which can be tackled by Social Justice. In the year 2021, the day was celebrated under Theme– “A call for social justice in the Digital Economy.” Why this day is observed? The day is ..

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January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day was observed on January 27 at the Bengaluru International Centre. A small ceremony was organised and memorial candles were lit by clergy of various religious communities to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ceremony was organised in accordance with the UN’s theme: “Facing the Aftermath: Recovery and Reconstitution after ..

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UN report: World Economy Expected to regain 2020 losses

The United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects report has said that, the world economy is expected to recover slightly by 4.7 percent in the year 2021. The economy had declined by 4.3 percent in 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic. The report highlights that, this loss in 2020 was more than double the impact of ..

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