United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Current Affairs, GK & News

India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24

India got re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24 term on October 14, 2021 with the overwhelming majority in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Key Facts Envoy from New Delhi described the election as “robust endorsement” of India’s strong roots in democracy, fundamental rights and pluralism as enshrined in the Constitution. This decision ..

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October 4: World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day was observed on October 4, 2021. This day is an initiative of United Nations. Highlights This day is observed with the aim of promoting the basic right of adequate shelter and housing for everyone across the world which is densely populated and have been affected due to rapid urbanisation. This day is ..

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PM Modi to address UNGA in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25, 2021. Highlights PM Modi is the first world leader who is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly. The UN General Assembly session is expected tp commence from 6.30 pm IST. PM Modi ..

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September 23: International Day of Sign Languages

The International Day of Sign Languages was observed on September 23, 2021 to raise awareness regarding the importance of sign language. Key facts The day is observed every year by the UN General Assembly. It is observed with the objective of raising awareness on the importance of sign language in full realisation of human rights ..

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September 21: International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed by United Nations on September 21, every year. Key Points This day is also called as World Peace Day. The Day is celebrated across the world in order to strengthen the ideals of peace by observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. It promotes global solidarity to build ..

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