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  • Height and BMI Trends of 2019

    Why in News A recent study published in The Lancet, provides new estimates for height and Body Mass Index (BMI) trends in 2019 across 200 countries...

    06 Nov 2020 Important International Institutions

  • World Food Programme (WFP)

    The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies...

    06 Nov 2020 Important International Institutions

  • International Press Institute

    Why in News Recently, the International Press Institute (IPI) has highlighted that the impunity with which crimes against journalists are committed...

    31 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • World Economic Outlook: IMF

    Why in News According to the October update of the World Economic Outlook 2020, India's gross domestic product (GDP) will witness a contraction of...

    26 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Chair of ILO Governing Body: India

    Why in News After 35 years, India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of International Labour Organization (ILO). Key...

    24 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System

    Why in News Recently, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has launched the South Asian Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS), which is aimed at...

    24 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Report on Food Consumption: WWF

    Why in News Recently, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has published the report “Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of Planet-Based...

    17 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • World Food Day

    Why in News World Food Day is celebrated to commemorate the establishment of the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on 16th...

    17 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Increased Emissions of N2O

    Why in News According to a recent research paper, human emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) have increased by 30% between 1980 and 2016. The...

    17 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Third Assembly of ISA

    Why in News Recently, India and France have been re-elected as the President and Co-President of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term...

    15 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Pakistan Re-elected to the UNHRC

    Why in News Pakistan is currently serving on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) since 1st January, 2018. With its re-election, Pakistan...

    15 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • India-Mexico

    Why in News Recently, the 5th meeting of the India-Mexico Bilateral High-Level Group (BHLG) on Trade, Investment and Cooperation has been held...

    14 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019: UNDRR

    Why in News In a new report “The Human Cost of Disasters 2000-2019”, the United Nations pointed out that climate change is largely to...

    13 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Nobel Prize for Peace 2020

    Why in News The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP), a United Nations (UN) agency, for its efforts to combat...

    10 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report: World Bank

    Why in News The World Bank in its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report mentions that Covid-19 can add around 27-40 million new poor in...

    08 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • India’s Stand on Nuclear Weapons

    Why in News In the recent High-level Meeting to Commemorate and Promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (26th...

    07 Oct 2020 Important International Institutions

  • Referendum on Free Movement: Switzerland-EU

    Why in News In a recent referendum, the Swiss people have rejected a bid to reduce immigration from the European Union (EU). Over five million Swiss...

    28 Sep 2020 Important International Institutions

  • China’s Renewed Support for Paris Agreement

    Why in News Recently, China has renewed its support for the Paris Agreement at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, while calling for a...

    24 Sep 2020 Important International Institutions

  • G4 Foreign Ministers Meeting

    Why in News Recently, Foreign Ministers from the Group of 4 (G4), consisting of India, Brazil, Japan and Germany, participated in a virtual...

    24 Sep 2020 Important International Institutions

  • UN Reforms & India

    This article is based on “UN and the new multilateralism” which was published in The Indian Express on 22/09/2020. It talks about the...

    22 Sep 2020 Important International Institutions

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