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Indian Women Peacekeeping Forces

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

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

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"

Pakistan is off FATF's Grey List

Pakistan is off FATF's Grey List Pakistan was recently removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering. Pakistan has been on the FATF grey list since June 2018. About FATF decided unanimously that Pakistan had met all substantial, technical, and procedural requirements of both the 2018 and 2021 action plans, and as a result, Pakistan was removed from the list of jurisdictions subject to increased monitoring

UN’s 77th Anniversary

UN’s 77th Anniversary The world recently celebrated the 77th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) on October 24, 2022. About United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation that was established in 1945. It currently has 193 member countries. Its mission and work are guided by the goals and principles outlined in its founding Charter, which are carried out by its various organs and specialised agencies. Maintaining international peace and securi

About UN Peacekeeping Forces

About UN Peacekeeping Forces The number of UN Peacekeeping Forces (UNPKF) fatalities from direct attacks is rising, according to the UN Undersecretary General. Strong recommendations for improved education, tools, and technology were made. UN Peacekeeping Forces: What are they? The UN Peacekeeping Forces were founded in 1948 when the UN Security Council approved the sending of military observers to the Middle East. Nations are helped by UN peacekeeping personnel as they

Group of Four (G4) on UNSC Reform

Group of Four (G4) on UNSC Reform Under the auspices of The Group of Four (G4), the External Affairs Minister of India met with his counterparts from Brazil, Germany, and Japan. Details about the news G4 discussed concerns pertaining to the UN Security Council reform during a meeting that took place alongside the 77th session of the UNGA (UNSC). The UNSC reform and G4 members' permanent participation in the body are the group's main areas of interest. Who are the G

47th AIBD Annual Gathering

47th AIBD Annual Gathering The prestigious Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD) has extended India's presidency for an additional year. At the two-day General Conference of the Institute held in New Delhi, the member nations of the AIBD unanimously decided this. What is AIBD, or the Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development? The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was the umbrella organization when

Reforms in United Nations

Reforms in United Nations At the Moscow Conference on International Security-2022's plenary session recently, the defence minister pushed for UN reforms. About General Assembly and United Nations Security Council General Assembly In addition to the Security Council, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship Council, International Court of Justice, and UN

EXTERNAL SECTOR REPORT 2022: IMF

EXTERNAL SECTOR REPORT 2022: IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its 2022 External Sector Report and advises India to roll back stimulus packages gradually. Highlight of report Fiscal and monetary policy stimulus The International Monetary Fund (IMF) advised India to progressively reduce monetary and fiscal policy support. Go

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