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April 24: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Every year April 24 is marked as the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. It was first observed on April 24, 2019. Highlights The day is marked by the United Nations. It aims to preserve values of international cooperation and multilateralism, based on which the UN Charter and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are ..

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United Nations adopts first resolution on Corona Virus

On April 3, 2020, the United Nations approved the resolution that called upon international cooperation to fight against COVID-19. The resolution also calls for its member nations to adopt multilateralism. Highlights The United Nations resolution was adopted by 188 nations. This is the first resolution adopted by the organization since the pandemic. The resolution called ..

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COVID-19: Wimbledon cancelled for the First Time since World Wars

On April 1, 2020, Wimbledon was cancelled due to the threats of Corona Virus. This is the first time the tournament is being cancelled since the World War II. Highlights Wimbledon was scheduled between June 29, 2020 and July 12, 2020 in the outskirts of London. However, it was cancelled considering lock down situation and ..

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Myanmar President Visits India: India-Myanmar sign 10 MoUs

On February 27, 2020, the Myanmar President U Win Myint visited India. During his visit, India and Myanmar signed 10 MoUs in different sectors. Highlights The leaders signed agreements on Repatriation and Re-integration of Victims of trafficking, Quick Impact Projects, Development of Rakhine State, etc. They also signed Memorandum of Understandings on construction of schools, ..

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January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The United Nations Department of Global Communications marked the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of Victims of Holocaust on January 27. This year, 2020 marks 75th anniversary of the day. The Day was officially announced in November 2005 at the United Nations General Assembly Highlights The International Day marks the ending of world war ..

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