ECOSOC Current Affairs - 2020

Israeli Parliament Approves Historic Peace Deal With UAE

The unicameral parliament of Israel, the Knesset, approved the historic normalization deal or the peace deal called as the Abraham Accord. with the United Arab Emirates on October 15, 2020. It was initially signed in Washington on September 15, 2020. Highlights 80 parliamentarians voted in favour of the deal while 13 opposed it. The legislation Read More…

Abraham Accord: Israel, Bahrain and UAE sign peace agreement

On September 15, 2020, US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and foreign ministers of Bahrain and UAE signed the historic peace agreement Abraham Accord. It is the first peace deal between Israel and Arabs in 26 years. About the deal According to the deal, the UAE and Bahrain will exchange ambassadors with Read More…

India’s entry to United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women: Important facts

The permanent representative of India to the United Nations, Sh. TS Tirumurti confirmed India’s entry as a member of the United Nation’s Commission on Status of Women (CSW). It is a body of the prestigious Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Who were the other participants? Apart from India, the elections to become a member of Read More…

PM Modi to deliver address at 75th anniversary of UN

On July 17, 2020, PM Modi will deliver an address on the eve of 75th anniversary of the UN. The Prime Minister is to speak at the Valedictory of High-Level Segment of UN ECOSOC. Highlights The PM is addressing at the UN for the first time after India won its membership in United Nations Security Read More…

25 June: International Day of Seafarer observed

The International Day of the Seafarer is an annual and international event day which is celebrated worldwide on 25 June and is coordinated by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). IMO celebrated the Day of the Seafarer 2019 with Campaign– I Am On Board with gender equality. Just like previous years, the campaign was centred on Read More…