United Nations Security Council Resolution: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

UNSC passes resolution to combat terrorist financing

Published: March 29, 2019

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously passed the first-ever resolution ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing. The resolution demands all states to ensure that their domestic laws and regulations establish serious criminal offenses to collect funds or financial resources to terrorist groups or individual criminals. It also calls on members to ..


2018 International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Published: June 21, 2018

The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is observed every year on June 19 to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted ..


The 3rd edition of United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) inaugurated in New Delhi

Published: May 8, 2018

On May 8, the third edition of the United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP) was inaugurated in New Delhi to build and enhance the capacity of the African Troop Contributing Countries to the UN. The UNPCAP sessions will be held from May 7-25. The course is conducted by the Centre for United Nations ..


UN says threat of a hacking attack on Nuclear Plants is growing

Published: December 16, 2016

The UN has warned that vicious non-state groups who seek weapons of mass destruction are capable of creating a mass disruption using cyber technologies and launch a hacking attack on a nuclear power plant’s computer system which will result in the uncontrolled release of radiation. In the Security Council meeting, the focus was on ways to ..


Gambia: President Jammeh rejects results of Presidential election

Published: December 10, 2016

President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the results of the election wherein he had lost to the leader of the opposition Adama Barrow. The surprising announcement came only after a few days the President had publicly conceded defeat to Barrow. Jammeh’s acceptance had led to far spread celebrations across the country as people rejoiced ending of ..