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USA Exiting The Paris Agreement

In first week of November, 2019, the Trump administration gave formal notice to the United Nations regarding United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.


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.


WHO Launches First World Report On Vision

Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) released its first world report on vision, addressing the increasing eye problems across the globe.


Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region

The Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR), launched in December, 2018, started working in India linking all the coastal radar chains of the countries bordering the Indian Ocean.


India And Nuclear Supplier Group

Recently, while addressing a business gathering in the Bloomberg Global Business, New York, Indian Prime Minister made a pitch for India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).


IPCC Special Report On The Ocean And Cryosphere

  • On 25th September, 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report under the name- ‘Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate(SROCC)’ which highlights the adverse changes taking place in oceans, glaciers and ice-deposits on land and sea due to the climate change.

UN High-Level Meeting On Universal Health Coverage

On 23rd September, 2019, the United Nations General Assembly held the first ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) under the theme- Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World.


UN Climate Action Summit-2019

  • On 23rdSeptember, 2019, United Nation(UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres convened the Climate Action Summit in New York, to ramp up climate actions worldwide at the highest levels that will enable implementation of many of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone Layer

  • On 16th September, 2019, World Ozone Day was celebrated under the theme- 32 Years and Healing, to mark the day back in 1987 when the Montreal Protocol was signed.

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