United Nations Current Affairs - 2019

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First International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace observed on April 24

First official ‘International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace’ was observed by United Nations (UN) on April 24, 2019. It was aimed at disseminating advantages of multilateralism and diplomacy for peace by educational and public awareness-raising activities. On this occasion, UN General Assembly convened one day high level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote Read More…

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Qatar to abolish Exit Visa system by 2019

UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO) announced that Qatar will officially abolish its Exit Visa system for all foreign workers by the end of 2019. Amnesty International (human rights group) report accused that Qatar, which will be hosting 2022 World Cup was failing to implement reforms and stop widespread labour abuse. As a result Qatar revived Read More…

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Larus Labs partners with Global Fund for supply of AIDS drugs

Hyderabad-based pharma Laurus Labs Limited has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Global Fund for a period of 3.5 years. The agreement gives Laurus Labs volume commitments for drugs from the Global Fund for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Global Fund to Fight Read More…

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President Ram Nath Kovind honoured with highest civilian award of Croatia

President Ram Nath Kovind has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav. The Indian President was honoured during his visit to Croatia to strengthen the bilateral ties. Croatia’s highest civilian award the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav is awarded to heads of state for their Read More…

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International Day of Happiness 2019

The International Day of Happiness 2019 was celebrated on March 20 with the theme Happier Together, focusing on what we have in common, rather than what divides us. International Day of Happiness International Day of Happiness recognises the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The concept of International Day of Read More…

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UNAIDS observes Zero Discrimination Day

Zero Discrimination Day is annually celebrated by the UN and other international organisations on March 1st. Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated to promote and celebrate everyone’s right, regardless of age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin colour, etc. Zero Discrimination Day aims to raise the voice for the right to live life with dignity, despite one’s choices, beliefs, profession, education, Read More…

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UN Appoints Chandramouli Ramanathan as Controller & ASG

The United Nations has appointed Indian official Chandramouli Ramanathan to one of the topmost positions in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC). Chandramouli Ramanathan will take over as the Controller, Assistant Secretary-General for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the management strategy, policy and compliance department from Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas of Uruguay.  About Chandramouli Ramanathan Ramanathan has served as the Assistant Auditor General, India (1993-1995), and Director of Accounts for the Auditor Read More…

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