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Indian Teenager Udit Singhal named in UN List of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for SDG

On September 18, 2020, the United Nations named an 18-year-old Indian teenager in the list of 2020 Class of Young leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. Udit Singhal The Delhi based teenager is the founder of Glass2Sand. It is zero waste ecosystem that converts glass to sand. The system has been addressing the growing problem of ..

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International Day for South-South Cooperation

The United Nations observed The International Day for South-South Cooperation on 12 September 2020. The day is celebrated to recognize the economic, social and political developments that have been made in recent years by regions and countries in the south. It also highlights the efforts made by United Nations in order to work for the ..

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UNICEF report on Child Mortality Rate

‘Levels and Trends in Child Mortality’ report was published by United Nations (UN). As per the new estimate on mortality released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the World Bank Group, the under-five mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) ..

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August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition observed

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition has been observed on 23rd August by UNESCO. The Member States of UNESCO organizes the events every year on the date, inviting young people, educators, artists, and intellectuals for participation. What is the significance of the day? The purpose of celebrating this ..

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August 21: International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism observed by UN

21st August is observed as the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism by the United Nations. Key Highlights of the events It was the third commemoration of the day. An online high-level event with the title “Not Forgotten: Stories of Remembrance of Victims of Terrorism”, was held. A short film ..

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