19 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the first global refugee forum and its significance; the refugee crisis around the world and its consequences, about UNHCR
News: Stressing that India has welcomed refugees from all over the world, the government on Wednesday defended the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Geneva and said it is dealing with the problem through ``democracy and due proces``.
Remarks made by the Permanent Representative of India to UN
About the First Global Refugee Forum
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Source: Indian Express
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