multilateralism Current Affairs - 2020

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…

April 24: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Every year April 24 is marked as the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. It was first observed on April 24, 2019. Highlights The day is marked by the United Nations. It aims to preserve values of international cooperation and multilateralism, based on which the UN Charter and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals are Read More…

United Nations adopts first resolution on Corona Virus

On April 3, 2020, the United Nations approved the resolution that called upon international cooperation to fight against COVID-19. The resolution also calls for its member nations to adopt multilateralism. Highlights The United Nations resolution was adopted by 188 nations. This is the first resolution adopted by the organization since the pandemic. The resolution called Read More…

1 million USD dispersed to SAARC nations under Emergency COVID-19 Funds

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of External Affairs announced that 1 million USD has been dispersed towards the Emergency COVID-19 funds. The fund was set up PM Modi during a video conference recently. Walking on the foot steps of India, Saudi Arabia had recently initiated similar conference among G20 countries to fight COVID-19. Highlights Read More…

Raisina Dialogue to be held New Delhi

The Raisina Dialogue is to be held between January 14, 2020 and January 16, 2020. It is a multilateral conference that is held in New Delhi annually since 2016. The dialogue is organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation. Highlights This year, in 2020, number of foreign ministers are to attend Read More…