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UNSC calls International Community to Unite on Afghan Crisis

Secretary General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has asked the international community to unite and use all available instruments in order to ensure Afghanistan is not used as safe haven for terrorists again. Key Points UN Security Council met for second time in a week under India’s Presidency to discuss Afghanistan. Secretary General also urged ..

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Education of 1.6 billion students affected due to Covid-19: UN

The policy brief by the United Nations Secretary-General has reported that over the world, around 1.6 billion students have been affected due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The pandemic has caused the largest-ever disruption in the history of mankind and it is also estimated that 23.8 million children and youth will also drop out or ..

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Denmark’s Inger Andersen takes over as UNEP’s Executive Director

Denmark’s Inger Andersen recently took charge as the new Executive Director (ED) of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She will hold the designation for period of 4-years. About Inger Andersen Inger is a Danish economist and environmentalist with over 30 years of experience in international development economics, environmental sustainability and policy-making. Now as ED of ..

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Indian-origin Anita Bhatia appointed UN Deputy Executive Director

United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres recently appointed Indian-origin Anita Bhatia as Deputy Executive Director of United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships. Key Highlights Earlier Lakshmi Puri, Veteran Indian diplomat and a gender equality champion had served as Assistant Secretary-General of the United ..

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