United Nation Current Affairs - 2020

WMO released 2020 State of Climate Services Report

The 2020 State of Climate Services report was released on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, 2020 by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Highlights The 2020 State of Climate Services report comprises of 16 different case studies on successful early warning systems for hazards such as tropical cyclones, Read More…

International Translation Day being observed on September 30

30th September is observed by the United Nations as International Translation Day, every year. The primary aim of the day is to celebrate and appreciate the work of language translation professionals. These language translator professionals facilitates dialogue, understanding and cooperation. They also contribute to the development and strengthening the world peace and security. This year 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…

Covid-19 could trigger more conflict, poverty and starvation: UN

The COVID-19 global pandemic has blanketed the whole world. Recently, United Nations warned about the major consequences of COVID-19 if not dealt properly. The UN officials were found stating, that the world may witness more conflict, poverty and starvation and how deeply it may impact the fragile nations of the world. What may trigger conflict, Read More…

India sends Humanitarian aid to Lebanon to assist Beirut Explosion Victims

The Government of India has sent 58 tonnes of emergency humanitarian aid to the people affected by Beirut Explosion in Lebanon. This includes Personal Protective Equipment, surgical gowns, surgical gloves as well. Highlights India dispatched the aid through C-17 heavy lift aircrafts. It included wheat flour, pulses, sugar, blankets, sleeping mats, dignity kits, medical supplies, Read More…