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 ..
Topics: Crimes against women • Humans • International framework of sexual violence • Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict • Sexual Violence • United Nations Security Council Resolution • Violence • Violence against men • Violence against women
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 ..