The 14th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification begins in Greater Noida. During the event, India also assumed the presidency of COP for two years and Union Minister for environment took up the role of President of COP. The Convention started with an aim to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought to achieve sustainable development in the affected areas.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB PO Mains:
- Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change: Prakash Javadekar.
Source: The DD News