Awards & Honours Current Affairs - 2019

Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.

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India Bags First Prize at the International Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has won the First Prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019.

The promotional films/television commercials produced as part of its Incredible India 2.0 Campaign by the Ministry of Tourism have received the awards:

  • Yogi of the Racetrack.
  • The Reincarnation of Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
  • Sanctuary in Paris.
  • Maharani of Manhattan.
  • The Masala Master Chef.

Golden City Gate Tourism Multi-media Awards

Golden City Gate Tourism Multi-media Awards are the annual awards for the various categories related to the Tourism and Hospitality sectors. The patron of the award is the Federal Association of German Film and Av Producers e.V. in Wiesbaden.  The awards would be presented at the ITB Berlin, the world’s leading tourism trade show. The awards are given to countries, cities, regions and hotels in various categories.

Incredible India 2.0 Campaign

Incredible India 2.0 Campaign is a campaign of the Ministry of Tourism to promote Indian Tourism. The 2.0 campaign marked a shift from generic promotions across the world to market specific promotional plans and content creation.

Thematic promotions on different Niche tourism products have been produced and are being used in the Campaign, to cater to diverse consumer interests. These thematic promotions include Commercials on Yoga, Wellness, Wildlife, Luxury and Cuisine. The thematic commercials are produced in English with voice-overs in 9 international languages, viz. German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Arabic.

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University for Peace Confers Honorary Doctorate on Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was conferred Honorary Doctorate from the UN established University of Peace. The university has stated that the degree of “Doctor Honoris Causa”( Doctor of Philosophy) was conferred on the Indian Vice President recognising his contribution to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India.

Shri. Venkaiah Naidu is the first Indian to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Peace.

University of Peace

The University of Peace was established in accordance with the Resolution 35/55 passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1980. The main campus of the University of Peace is located in Costa Rica, a country of Central America.

The University of Peace aims to be a forward-thinking, transformational and inspirational educational institution dedicated to the goals of quality teaching, research and service for serving humanity in building a peaceful world.

The stated mission of the University of Peace is to provide humanity with an international institution of higher education for peace and with the aim of promoting, among all human beings, the spirit of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, to stimulate cooperation among peoples and to help lessen obstacles and threats to world peace and progress, in keeping with the noble aspirations proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations.

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