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United Nations General Assembly

United Nations General Assembly is the main deliberative organ of the UN and is composed of the representatives of all member states.  UNGA is the only principal organ of UN system in which all member nations have equal representation.  Its composition, functions, powers, voting, and procedures are set out in Chapter IV of the United ..

October 15: International Day of Rural Women

The International Day for Rural Women is observed on October 15, every year. Theme of the day International Day for Rural Women 2021 is observed under the theme “Rural women cultivating good food for all”. Key Points This day focuses on gender equality and helps in empowering women in rural areas. It also recognises the ..

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World Humanitarian Day 2021

World Humanitarian Day was observed on August 19, 2021. Theme of the day for year 2021 is “The Human Race”. Key points This day focuses on boosting up the global action in order to combat climate change and stand in solidarity with the vulnerable populations. On the occasion, the United Nations has urged the people, ..

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UN Adopts First-ever Resolution on Vision

The first-ever resolution on vision has been approved the United Nations general assembly. The UN called upon its 193 member countries so that they ensure access to eye care for each of their individual citizens. Following this resolution will contribute towards the global effort of helping about 1.1 billion people who are suffering from vision ..

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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought was observed on June 17, 2021 to raise awareness on land degradation, desertification and drought. Theme of the day for year 2021 was ” Restoration, Land, Recovery”. Highlights This day is a unique moment to remind everyone about land degradation neutrality which can be achieved through problem-solving, strong ..

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The world celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science every year on the 11th day of February.  The year 2021 marked the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The day was celebrated under the theme “Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19″. Highlights The event was ..

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