Nuclear Power Plant The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency went to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. About The Largest Nuclear power Plant in Europe is located in Zaporizhzhia, a significant town in Southeast Ukraine. The distance between it and the nuclear plant is around 40 kilometers. Six reactors make up the nuclear power station in Zaporizhzhia, which generates a total of 5,700 MW of electricity. 15 reactors are housed within the four nuclear power plants
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Russia's membership in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has recently been suspended as a result of its illegitimate invasion of Ukraine. Highlight: The FATF has extended its sympathies to the Ukrainian people who have "faced a tremendous weight" as a result of Russia's "aggression war". In this context, the suspension of Russian membership appears to be due to its flagrant disregard for the FATF members'
World Bank Ajay Banga, an Indian American business executive, was recently proposed by the US President for the position of World Bank president. He will be the first Indian-American to lead either of the two largest International Financial Organizations, the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if he is confirmed by the World Bank Board of Directors. About World Bank: The World Bank Group is a global alliance of 189 nations and its five founding institutio
Jaipur Declaration The Jaipur Declaration was adopted at the conclusion of the 18th UIC World Security Conference, which was jointly organised by the International Union of Railways (UIC) and Railway Protection Force (RPF). More on the news: The Jaipur Declaration" lays forth a concrete plan of action for UIC to investigate cutting-edge strategies that can assist international railroad organizations to realize their long-term objective of safety and security. By also
United Nations Security Council Membership The UN Security Council is paralyzed, does not reflect contemporary circumstances, and is unable to carry out its fundamental duty of sustaining global peace and security, according to UNGA President Csaba Korosi. Russia, a permanent member of the UN with a veto, attacked Ukraine. Russia has exercised its veto over UNSC resolutions pertaining to Ukraine and voted against a UNGA resolution urging nations not to recognize the four regions of
Paris Club The Paris Club is probably going to provide the IMF with financial guarantees on the Sri Lankan debt. More on the news: A loose association of predominantly western creditor nations, the Paris Club. It evolved from a gathering of Argentina's public creditors held in Paris in 1956. Finding long-term debt relief options for nations unable to pay back bilateral loans is its main goal. Members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation (OECD
SCO Film Festival A lavish opening ceremony featuring a star-studded lineup and a vibrant cultural evening showcasing the diversity of India marked the start of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film Festival. SCO Film Festival gives unique opportunities and tremendous potential for filmmakers to network, pitch, collaborate, and experience the finest from the world of cinema. More on the news: The SCO Film Festival is
Indian Women Peacekeeping Forces As a member of the Indian Battalion in the United Nations Interim Security Force, India sent a battalion of female soldiers to Abyei, which is located on the border between Sudan and South Sudan. UN peacekeeping: What is it? When the UN Security Council approved the dispatch of UN military observers to the Middle East in 1948, UN peacekeeping officially got underway. UN peacekeeping aids nations in negotiating the perilous transition from war t
9th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus The Indian Defence Minister recently attended the 9th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus in Siem Reap, Cambodia. What are the main points of India's speech? Terrorism: India has called for immediate and resolute global efforts to combat transnational and cross-border terrorism, describing it as the most serious threat to regional and global security. Other Security Concerns: India raised other security concerns a
About G-20 Summit 2022, in Egypt The Indonesian G20 presidency recently hosted the 17th annual G-20 conference in Bali with the motto "Recover Together, Recover Stronger." As of right now, India is in charge of the G20 presidency, and the 18th summit will take place there in 2023. What were the Summit's results? Russian aggression is condemned: Member nations agreed on a statement condemning Russia's aggression in Ukraine "in the strongest terms"
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