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India-UK Roadmap 2030 and Enhanced Trade Partnership

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders adopted an ambitious “Roadmap 2030”. This will help to elevate the bilateral ties between the countries. Also, the leaders launched the Enhanced Trade Partnership which is to be implemented through the 1.4 ..

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International Climate Finance Plan of the US

The US President recently announced the country’s new Finance Plan at the Leader’s Summit on Climate. The Summit was hosted by the USA. About the Plan The US has set a new goal to cut its emissions by 50% to 52% as compared to 2005 levels. The US will double its climate funding by 2024. ..

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World Bank-IMF launch Climate Change platform for poor countries

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund have launched a platform to advise the poor countries on funding for conservation and climate activities. Both the financial organizations will use the platform to factor climate change into negotiations about reducing debt burdens of poor countries. Current Scenario According to the World Bank and IMF, there prevails ..

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Integrated Health Information Platform: Key Facts

The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched the Integrated Health Information Platform. According to the health ministry, India is the first country to adopt such an advanced surveillance system. About the Platform The Integrated Health Information Platform is to operate under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme. The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme operates under ..

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World Development Report 2021

World Development Report: Data for Better Lives was released on March 24, 2021. It examines tremendous potential and risks of changing data landscape for people living in lower income countries. Recommendations of report World Development Report: Data for Better Lives provides five recommendations over development: New Social Contract for Data: Global South experts recommends that ..

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