United Nations Global Forest Goals Report 2021

United Nations’ Global Forest Goals Report 2021: According to the United Nations’ Global Forest Goals Report 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated the challenges faced by countries in managing their forests. The Report has been prepared by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. It provides an initial overview of the […]

Data Published By Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Data Published By Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): According to the latest data published by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), military spending across the world rose to USD 1,981 billion in 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2.6% increase in world military spending came in a year when the global GDP shrank by […]

Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI)

Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI): India has been ranked 49th in the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI). Finland has topped the list. The CGGI is released by the Chandler Institute of Governance which is a private nonprofit organization headquartered in Singapore. The Index classifies 104 countries in terms of government capabilities and outcomes. Each country […]

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Index

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Index A recent analysis, based on Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) index, has shown the impact of climate change on children across the world. The analysis was done by Save the Children International, a child rights non-profit organization. Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative: ND-GAIN is part of the […]

Gender Bias And Inclusion In Advertising In India: UNICEF

Gender Bias And Inclusion In Advertising In India:: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (GDI) released a report titled “Gender Bias and Inclusion In Advertising In India”. The research has shown that while ads in India are superior to global benchmarks insofar as girls and women […]

U.S. Commission On International Religious Freedom Report

U.S. Commission On International Religious Freedom Report: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an independent bi-partisan commission, has released its 2021 annual report. Highlights of the report: The report designated 14 countries as “countries of particular concern (CPCs)” as “their governments are engaged in or tolerate “systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious […]

National Climate Vulnerability Assessment : Key Findings

National Climate Vulnerability Assessment: National climate vulnerability assessment released. The report is titled ‘Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India Using a Common Framework’. It identifies the most vulnerable states and districts in India with respect to current climate risk and key drivers of vulnerability. Key findings of the report: It has identified Jharkhand, […]

Macroeconomic And Foreign Exchange Policies Report : US

The Report On Macroeconomic And Foreign Exchange Policies Of Major Trading Partners Of The United States:   The U.S. Treasury has released the report on Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States. The April 2021 edition of the semi-annual report is the first from the Biden administration. The report […]