India ratifies historic Paris climate deal at UN

On 2 oct 2016 (The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi), India formally joined the Paris Climate Change Agreement by submitting its instrument of ratification in New York (UN Headquarter). India became the 62nd country to ratify the agreement.

Main Motive of the COP summits is to monitor and encourage countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A special event was organised to mark the occasion, also observed as the International Day of Nonviolence, at the UN headquarters in New york. COP22 will take place at Marrakech in Morocco , 2016.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Where is the UN headquarter located?
2. On which date, Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary is celebrated?
3. The COP22 will take place at which country?

Source – The Hindu


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