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How is geopolitics contributing to global food insecurity? Suggest some solutions.

The Russia-Ukraine war has not only created instability in the European region but has also led to a global food shortage. We live in a highly globalized world, where a war is not just the loss of two countries rather ..

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The treaty on Nuclear Non-Proliferation (NPT) has many flaws despite its universal acceptance. Comment on India’s position on the related issues.

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) remains the principle instrument to ensure global peace from a Nuclear Armageddon. Universal acceptance of NPT: Upholds principle of limiting nuclear devices. Sufficient warheads are present to wipe the entire planet several times over. Ensures ..

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Throw some light on the significance and challenges of membership in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for India.

India along with Pakistan joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in 2018. Other members are Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China. Significance for India: Potential to leverage SCO’s help in breaking stalemate with Pakistan for TAPI and IIP pipelines. Energy ..

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There are several issues associated with the working of World Trade Organization, which have eroded its credibility. Analyse.

World Trade Organization (WTO) is a specialized agency, relating to matters of international trade. It was established as multilateral trading agency after Uruguay round of erstwhile GATT (Generalized Agreement on Trade & Tariff). Challenges faced by WTO can be seen ..

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Throw some light on the contribution of world food programme (WFP) in India’s efforts of addressing issue of hunger & malnutrition.

The UNDP’s SDG 2 enjoins the world to ensure that by 2030, no hunger would persist in the world. In sync with this ideology, the World Food Program was established to ensure better food availability. Functioning of WFP: Promote a ..

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China’s BRI is often accused of creating unsustainable debt-for-infrastructure deals across the world. Discuss in light of debt-trap diplomacy of China.

China’s Belt & Road Initiative is a massive infrastructure project by China aimed at reviving the ancient maritime & terrestrial silk route. BRI – unsustainable debt-for-infrastructure deals: Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port leased to china for 100 years. There is also ..

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