Current Affairs Question - 17 September 2021


International

UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)


Consider the following statements:

  1. UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) recently announced the first Actions officially endorsed as part of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030 (Ocean Decade).
  2. The vision of the Ocean Decade is ‘The science we need for the ocean we want’.
  3. World Oceans Day is observed on 8th June.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1and 3
D
1,2 and 3

International

Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)


With respect to Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), consider the following statements:

  1. It was established in 1975 via the Treaty of Lagos.
  2. There are 15 Members in the group.
  3. Recently, it has imposed sanctions on Mali for second military coup.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 and 2 only
B
2 and 3 only
C
1 and 3 only
D
1,2 and 3

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