Drug Trafficking Current Affairs - 2020

Trump identifies India as major illicit drug producing country: Reasons, Causes and Facts

On September 17, 2020, the US President Donald Trump identified India along with other 20 Nations as a major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries in the world.  The president designated Bolivia, India, Afghanistan, Bahamas, Burma, Costa Rica, Columbia and some of the other countries as the major drug transit nations in the world. Read More…

BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group held

The fourth session of Anti-Drug Working Group was held virtually. All the member countries of the group such as India, Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa participated in the session. Highlights The group reaffirmed their commitments towards the Anti-Drug Conventions. The meeting focused on misuse of technologies for drug trafficking. During the meet India stressed Read More…

26th June: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

In order to make societies across the world free of drug abuse, on 7th December 1987, by adopting resolution 42/112, the United Nations General Assembly declared 26th June to be observed as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The Theme for 2020 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: Better Knowledge Read More…

June 12: World Day against Child Labour

Every year, the World Day against Child Labour is celebrated on June 12. It was launched by the International Labour Organization, a United Nations body. The World Day against Child Labour was launched in 2002. Highlights The Children in the age group of 5 to 17 years engaged in work deprives them of normal childhood, Read More…

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, Read More…