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  • UNESCO listed Ukraine’s Odesa a World Heritage Site in Danger

    UNESCO lists Odesa World Heritage site in Danger  The United Nations cultural organization, UNESCO, designated the historic center of Odesa as a World Heritage Site and categorized it as being "in danger" during a committee meeting in Paris. It is in recognition...

    Published On February 2nd, 2023
  • The Earth’s ozone layer is slowly recovering, finds UN report

    Findings of Report:- The Earth’s protective ozone layer is on track to recover within four decades, closing an ozone hole that was first noticed in the 1980s, a United Nations-backed panel of experts announced on Monday. The findings of the...

    Published On January 10th, 2023
  • India Deploys Its “Largest Single Unit Of UN Women Peacekeepers”

    India's largest single unit of women Peacekeepers India will deploy a platoon of women peacekeepers to UN Mission in Sudan. This will be India's largest single unit of women Peacekeepers in a UN Mission since it deployed the first-ever all-women...

    Published On January 6th, 2023
  • World Braille Day 2023 celebrates on 4th January

    World Braille Day 2023: World Braille Day, marked on January 4, emphasises the significance of Braille as a form of communication for the partially sighted and blind. The United Nations has been commemorating the day since 2019. World Braille Day...

    Published On January 4th, 2023
  • Antarctica’s Biodiversity at risk, Emperor Penguins could be extinct by 2100

    Antarctica's Biodiversity at risk: Antarctica's Biodiversity new research has indicated that more has to be done to safeguard Antarctic ecosystems, and if we don't make a change, up to 97% of Antarctic species with land-based populations might go extinct by the...

    Published On December 27th, 2022
  • UN Ranks ‘Namami Gange’ Project Among World’s top 10 Initiatives

    The United Nations has recognised the Namami Gange initiative to rejuvenate India’s sacred River Ganga as one of the top 10 World Restoration Flagships to revive the natural world. The award was received by G Ashok Kumar, Director General, Namami Gange,...

    Published On December 16th, 2022
  • U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity, COP 15 Commences in Canada

    The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, also called as Conference of Parties (COP-15) commenced in Montreal, Canada on 7 December 2022. The two-weeklong conference (7-19 December 2022) was originally scheduled to be held in Kunming, China in October but...

    Published On December 9th, 2022
  • Opening Ceremony of International Year of Millets 2023 Held in Rome

    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, organized an opening ceremony for the International Year of Millets – 2023 (IYM2023) in Rome, Italy. An Indian delegation led by Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, Minister of State, Agriculture & Farmers...

    Published On December 9th, 2022
  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery: 2 December

    International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2022: The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is celebrated, each year, on December 2. The day is observed to remind us of the evils of enslavement, forced labour, child labour, and...

    Published On December 2nd, 2022
  • World Toilet Day 2022 observed on 19 November

    World Toilet Day 2022: The United Nations observes World Toilet Day on November 19 annually. The main aim is to raise public awareness of broader sanitation systems such as wastewater treatment, stormwater management, and hand washing. The 2022 campaign ‘Making...

    Published On November 19th, 2022