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September 21: World Peace Day

Every year, the World Peace Day is celebrated on September 21. The day is also called International Day of Peace. It is celebrated by the United Nations and also by the other world organisations. Highlights The World Peace Day was first established by the United Nations in 1981. It was dedicated to peace education by the ..

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Neighbourhood First Policy: PM Modi to hold e-Summit with Sri Lanka

On September 26, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold his first virtual Summit with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The meeting is expected to be held on the side lines of United Nations general assembly. Apart from Sri Lanka India is expected to hold several other meets with its neighbourhood in the ..

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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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