Preeti Saran’s Election to CESCR

December 10, 2018

Former Indian diplomat Preeti Saran was elected unopposed for the Asia Pacific seat on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) of the UN which monitors the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESR). Even though the members are nominated by the nations, the members of the CESCR serve in

International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

December 10, 2018

India is all set to host the International conference on Sustainable water management. It is the first ever international conference on Sustainable water management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The conference is being organised by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on 10th and

Fact Sheet: Chang’e-4 : China’s Mission to Moon

December 10, 2018

Chang’e-4 is a Chinese lunar exploration mission that aims to achieve soft-landing on the far side of the Moon. The mission aims to deliver samples of Moon rock and soil to Earth. About the Mission: For the first time there would be soft-landing on the far side of the Moon. China’s mission consists of a static lander and rover .

Key Outcomes of 13th G-20 Summit

December 10, 2018

The thirteenth G20 summit was held in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina between 30 November and 1 December 2018. The leaders of the world’s largest economic powers had gathered at the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina has agreed on host of issues. Major developments at the Buenos Aires include: Reforming WTO All the leaders agreed on

UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact

December 10, 2018

The United Nations has launched the  a new framework, ‘UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact’ to combat international terrorism and coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors. UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact UN Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact is an agreement between the UN chief, 36 organizational entities, the International Criminal Police