2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Current Affairs - 2019

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12 August: International Youth Day

The International Youth Day is observed every year across world on 12 August to bring youth issues to attention of international community and celebrate the potential of youth as partners in today’s global society. The day draws attention to given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth and also seeks to highlight role played Read More…

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16 June: The International Day of Family Remittances observed

The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is observed every year all across the world on 16 June. The day recognizes the contributions made by more than 200 million migrants towards improving the lives of their 800 million family members back home, and also to create a future of hope for their children. About International Read More…

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SDG Gender Index: India ranked 95

In first-ever SDG Gender Index which measures progress made in achieving gender commitments against internationally set targets, India was ranked 95th out of a total 129 countries. The Index is developed by Equal Measures 2030, a partnership effort of regional and global organisations. About Index Indicators: It includes 51 indicators across 14 of 17 official Read More…

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5 June: World Environment Day celebrated

Every year World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June globally. It is celebrated to raise awareness globally about environmental issues and action that has to be taken to tackle them. The day is organized around an annual theme in order to draw attention towards pressing environmental issues. World Environment Day Background: After the Conference Read More…

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