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International Institutions, Agencies &Fora :

European Court Of Justice

Consider the following statements with reference to the European Court of Justice (ECJ):

  1. It is a part Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), and is the European Union’s Supreme Court in matters of EU law.
  2. The President of the Court of Justice is elected from and by the judges for a renewable term of two years.
  3. Following the entrance into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009, the ECJ’s official name was changed from the “Court of Justice of the European Communities” to the “Court of Justice”.

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Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust

Consider the following statements with reference to the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT):

  1. The CCRT allows the IMF to provide grants for debt relief for the poorest and most vulnerable countries hit by catastrophic natural disasters or public health disasters.
  2. Established in February 2015 during the Ebola outbreak, it grants complement donor financing and the IMF concessional lending through the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT).

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International Monetary And Financial Committee

Consider the following statements with reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC):

  1. The IMFC has 44 members who are central bank governors, ministers, or others of comparable rank and who are usually drawn from the governors of the Fund’s 189 member countries.
  2. It advises and reports to the IMF Board of Governors on the supervision and management of the international monetary and financial system, including on responses to unfolding events that may disrupt the system.
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Financial Action Task Force

Consider the following statements with reference to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF):

  1. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers of its Member jurisdictions.
  2. The FATF's decision making body, the FATF Plenary, meets two times per year.

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Non-Proliferation Treaty

With reference to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), consider the following statements:

  1. The Treaty defines nuclear weapon states (NWS) as those that had manufactured and detonated a nuclear explosive device prior to 1 January 1967.
  2. The treaty is reviewed every six years in meetings called Review Conferences of the Parties to the Treaty of Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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Blue Flag Certification

With reference to the Blue Flag Certification, consider the following statements:

  1. Blue Flag Certificationis accorded by an international agency -Foundation for Environment Education, Denmark, based on 31 stringent criteria.
  2. It started in France in 1985 and has been implemented in Europe since 1987, and in areas outside Europe since 2001, when South Africa joined.

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Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation

Consider the following statements with reference to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC):

  1. The Organization was established upon a decision of the historical summit which took place in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco in 1969, following the criminal arson of Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.
  2. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 58 countries, including Pakistan.

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International Court Of Justice

Recently, Gambia has filed an application at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), accusing Myanmar of violating the 1948 Genocide Convention. Consider the following statements with reference to the International Court of Justice:

  1. The ICJ was established in 1946 by the United Nations charter and began working in April 1947.
  2. The Court is composed of 10 judges, who are elected for terms of office of nine years by the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council.

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G20

On 1st December, 2019, Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation to take over the G20 Presidency. Consider the following statements about the G20:

  1. The G20 is an informal group of 19 countries and the European Union, with representatives of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
  2. It was formed in 1999, in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, to unite finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s largest established and emerging economies.

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Kimberley Process

The plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is being hosted by India from 18-22 November, 2019 in India.Consider the following given statements about the Kimberley Process:

  1. The Kimberley Process is a multilateral trade regime established in 2003 with the goal of preventing the flow of conflict diamonds.
  2. The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) imposes extensive requirement son its members to enable them to certify shipments of rough diamonds as ‘conflict-free' and prevent conflict diamonds from entering the legitimate trade.
  3. India is one of the founder members of Kimberley Process Certification Scheme and is the Chair of Kimberley Process for the year 2019.

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