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The term “United Nations” was first officially used on 1 January 1942, representatives of 26 nations pledged their governments to continue fighting together {via Atlantic Charter and Declaration by United Nations} to defeat the Axis powers and to obtain a “just” peace. This was soon after entry of America in WW-II following the Japanese attack ..

UN’s largest Single Country appeal

The United Nations recently launched the largest country specific appeal for Afghanistan. The appeal was launched after Pakistan called the international organization to revive the banking system in the Afghanistan. About the appeal It is a 5 billion USD appeal. That is, according to the United Nations member countries, 5 billion USD is required to ..

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UN – WFP MoU for PM – POSHAN Scheme

The United Nations World Food Programme, UN – WFP has signed an agreement with a Bengaluru based NGO (Non – Governmental Organization) to improve the effectiveness of PM – POSHAN. PM – POSHAN is Pradhan Mantri POshan SHakti Nirman. The scheme was called the Mid – Day Meal Scheme before. What is the agreement about? ..

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World Braille Day 2022

Every year the World Braille Day is celebrated on January 4. The day is celebrated to spread the importance of braille. It is celebrated by the United Nations and several other international organizations. About World Braille Day In 2018, the United Nations passed a resolution to celebrate January 4 as the World Braille Day. Following ..

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International Civil Aviation Day

Every year, the International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated on December 7. It is celebrated by the United Nations and several other international organisations. Theme of International Civil Aviation Day 2021 In 2021, the International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated under the following theme: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”              Why does ICAO celebrate the ..

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World Soil Day: December 5

Every year, the World Soil Day is celebrated on December 5. The day is celebrated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) operating under the United Nations and also by several other international organizations. This year, the World Soil Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Halt soil salinization, enhance soil production This signifies the ..

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