United Nation in India Current Affairs - 2020

Eight challenges for future operations announced by UN peacekeeping Chief: Important facts

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the undersecretary-General of United Nations for Peace Operations announced eight challenges for the future operations and asked for necessary efforts to ensure peace operations remain in a positive state. What is United Nations peacekeeping mission? United Nations peacekeeping is the responsibility look after by the Department of Peace Operations which is a department Read More…

Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO held in New Delhi

On January 30, 2020, the Indian Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO (INCCU) was chaired by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank”. UNESCO is United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Along with the UNESCO commission, the event was also attended by the sub commissions namely Social Sciences, Culture, Education, Natural Sciences Read More…

What is SDG Dashboard launched by Statistics Ministry?

Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) launched India’s first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) dashboard in a bid to effectively track country’s progress on Agenda 2030 adopted by UN. It was launched on occasion of National Statistics Day (on June 29) which marks birth anniversary of Prof. P C Mahalanobis. About SDG Dashboard It Read More…