Current Affairs - Organizations

Global Partnership On Artificial Intelligence

  • On 15th June, 2020, India joined the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), as one of the founding members to jointly work towards an ethical, human centric development and use of AI.

11th BRICS Summit

The 11th BRICS Summit took place from 13th -14th November 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil, held under the - Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.

Developing Country Status

Recently, South Korea decided not to seek special treatment reserved for developing countries by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in future negotiations given its enhanced global economic status.

UN Report Finds Saudi Crown Prince Linked To Khashoggi Killing

UN experts on 19 June, reported credible evidence to link Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

India Renounces Trade Protectionism At The SCO

Why is it in News?

The Prime Minister took part in the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on 14th June, 2019, that was held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations Human Rights Council

Why is it in News?

  • Geneva based Human Rights Council’s (HRC) Special Rapporteurs recently submitted a note to the government asking about steps taken on addressing the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir which were highlighted by a June 2018 report of the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR).

United Nations Organization

Why is it in News?

The Delhi High Court has directed that the United Nations Organization (UNO) is not a State under Article 12 of the Constitution of India and is not compliant to its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution.

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)

Why is it in News?

The executive secretary of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) has invited India to be an observer in the CTBT.

IMF Loan To Pakistan

Why is it in News?

  • Pakistan has reached an agreement with the IMF to receive $6 billion over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations.

North Korea Missile Test

Why it is in the News?

  • North Korea fired two short-range missiles on 9th May less than a week after it test-fired multiple rockets and a missile.

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