Sustainable Development Goals Current Affairs - 2020

2019 World Conference on Access to Medical Products held in New Delhi

Union Minister for Health Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated ‘2019 World Conference on Access to Medical Products: Achieving the SDGs 2030’ in New Delhi. It was jointly organized by Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Translational Health Science and Technology Read More…

September 27: World Tourism Day

The United Nations World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27. The day aims at creating awareness on social, political, cultural and economic values among international community. Background The UNWTO – United Nations World Tour Organization has been celebrating World Tourism Day since 1980. The day was chosen because on this day, the UNWTO Statues Read More…

India to contribute $22 mn to GFTAM for 2020-22

India has announced contribution of $22 million to Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFTAM) for 6th Replenishment Cycle (for year 2020-22). This is an increase of 10% over the amount contributed by India in 5th cycle. Key Highlights India stands firm to its long-standing partnership with Global Fund and its commitment to eliminate Read More…

14th UNCCD COP inaugurated at Greater Noida

The 12-day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) inaugurated at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. During the meet, Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Prakash Javadekar expressed that mass awareness and public participation is the need of the hour as be it Read More…

7th Community Radio Sammelan held in New Delhi

The 7th Community Radio Sammelan7th Community Radio Sammelan was held at Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan, New Delhi from 27th to 29th August, 2019. It was organized by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The theme of this year’s sammelan was ‘Community Radio for SDGs’. Highlights of 7th Community Radio Sammelan It had witnessed participation of all Read More…