International Current Affairs - 2019
Latest International Current Affairs 2019 with news summaries and current events in International developments, geopolitical, organizations, groupings and fora related updates for India and world with all important national news updates and events for the year 2019.
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India has inked a loan agreement of US$ 255 million with the World Bank for the “National AIDS Control Project (NACP-IV)”.
Objective: To increase safe behaviors among high risk groups in order to contribute to India’s national goal of reversal of the HIV epidemic by 2017.
Project Components: The Project has three components that include implementation at the national, State and district levels:
(i) Scaling-up Targeted Prevention Interventions;
(ii) Behavior Change Communications; and
(iii) Institutional Strengthening.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elected by acclamation Ambassador John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda as President of its upcoming 68th session.
After being elected, Mr. Ashe announced that the world body would launch an agenda for sustainable development for all.
The UNGA, which has 193 Member States of the United Nations, provides a forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the UN Charter. It meets in regular session intensively from September to December each year, and thereafter as required.