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How much Fund India Gives to UN?

As each member state is obligated to contribute to the UN based on the country’s share of the global Gross National Income with discounts given for low per-capita income and the country’s external debt. The contribution in respect of UN peacekeeping operations is also based on this scale of assessments with adjustments made for average per capita Gross National Income ...

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India Keen on Balanced Climate Change Pact: Prakash Javadekar

Prior to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change meeting, India has started to collaborate with several countries as it profoundly looks forward to guarantee a fair and equalized contract at the summit, scheduled to be held in December. Union Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar declared this at the Lok Sabha yesterday. He informed that the government was already in the course ...

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India elected to 4 international bodies at UN

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has elected India by acclamation to four international bodies recognizing its growing global contributions and influence. The elections Wednesday cap India’s reelection to the influential UN Human Rights Council in October and the General Assembly unanimously endorsing in December New Delhi’s proposal for an International Yoga Day. “India’s election by acclamation is an ...

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Cancel Outstanding Debt for Ebola-hit Countries, Urges UN

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) recommended to creditors on Monday to cancel the outstanding debt of the three West African countries worst affected by the deadly Ebola epidemic, highlighting that even if those most affected were to register zero economic growth, the impact on Africa as a continent would be minimal. “The impact of the Ebola on ...

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Prioritizing Road Safety in India

The UN General Assembly has adopted 2011-2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety and set a goal for reducing fatalities from road accidents by 50 percent during the period recognizing the severe impact of road accidents on global health. Every year about 1.2 million people die and 50 million get affected in road accidents globally losing 1.2 trillion ...

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