UNOSSC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day

Published: April 21, 2020

Every year on April 21, the World Creativity and Innovation Day is celebrated by the United Nations. The day creates awareness about the importance of innovation and creativity to achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They are also called the Global goals. Highlights Creativity and Innovation are the two main wealth of a country in ..

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India offers $1 million aid to Tonga

Published: February 22, 2018

India has contributed $1 million aid Tonga for rehabilitation efforts after island was hit by Tropical Cyclone Gita which had caused massive destruction across the pacific ocean archipelago. India will provide $500,000 for immediate relief assistance and remaining $500,000 from the India-UN Development Partnership Fund (UNDP) for the rehabilitation efforts. Background Tonga was recently hit ..

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India contributes $1 mn to UN Development Partnership Fund

Published: February 5, 2018

India has contributed additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund, earmarked for South-South cooperation. The contribution aims to intensify its partnerships with other developing countries in south. India has pledged multi-year contribution of $100 million to the fund established in June 2017. India has already provided $6 million within the seven months since launch ..

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UN-India Partnership Fund: India to contribute additional $100 million

Published: November 7, 2017

India has pledged additional US $100 million towards UN-India Partnership Fund to significantly scale up its support to sustainable development projects across the developing world. This contribution will be in addition to US $10.582 million, India is contributing to various other UN programmes. The first project from fund is being executed in partnership with seven ..

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India contributes additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund

Published: July 14, 2017

India has contributed an additional $1 million to India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developing world. Earlier, India had made an initial contribution of $1 million when the fund was created. The amount was allocated for the implementation of a project benefiting seven Small Island Developing States in South ..

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