United Nations Development Programme Current Affairs - 2019

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NIDO and NISE to partner for skill development program

National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), an autonomous institution of Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE) signed an agreement with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to initiate a skill development programme for different levels of beneficiaries in solar thermal energy sector. Key Highlights of Agreement NISE and UNIDO will engage national and international experts Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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11 July: World Population Day observed

World Population Day is observed every year across the world on 11 July. Its observance is aimed to shift focus towards urgency and significance of issues related to population. About World Population Day Background:  The World Population Day was established by the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 1989. Why 11 July? Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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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…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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India extends financial aid to Nepal for rebuilding earthquake-hit houses

India extended a financial aid of 1.6billion Nepalese Rupees (NPR) to Nepal government for rebuilding earthquake-hit houses in two district that were most hit. This sustained and generous humanitarian support extended by India for post-earthquake reconstruction was appreciated by Nepal. Key Highlights Background: In February 2016, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between India Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalUPSC

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Equator Prize 2019 won by Deccan Development Society

The Women Sangams (groups) of Deccan Development Society (DDS) were honoured with Equator Prize 2019 by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for their contribution to ecology and innovations in rainfed millet cultivation. Key Highlights The Equator Prize 2019 was awarded to six women farmer belonging to Deccan Development Society (DDS) sanghams. They became only Indian Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & HonoursUPSC

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2019 UNDP Human Development Report to focus on Inequality

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which publishes the Human Development Report (HDR), will release the HDR 2019 with its focus on inequality. The report would be released around the last quarter of the year. HDR 2019 and Inequality HDR 2019 will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalUPSC

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International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure was organised at Delhi by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), and in partnership with the Global Commission on Adaptation, United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank. International Agreement for Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Read More…

Month:  Categories: InternationalUPSC

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