African Union Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary

African Union Is Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary: The African Union is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on 9th of July 2022. The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent In 1963, the Organization of African Unity was founded by the independent […]

Mekong – Lancang Cooperation

Mekong – Lancang Cooperation: Myanmar’s military government hosted the first high – level regional meeting since the Army took power in 2021. China’s Foreign Minister and counterparts from Mekong Delta nations attended the meeting. Foreign Minister of China along with his colleagues from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam at the Mekong – Lancang Cooperation […]

UN Ocean Conference: Blue Deal

UN Ocean Conference: Blue Deal A “Blue Deal” is being promoted at the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference to enable the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth. It includes global trade, investment, and innovation to create a sustainable and resilient ocean economy, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Benefits: […]

China-Horn Of Africa Peace, Governance And Development Conference

China-Horn Of Africa Peace, Governance And Development Conference: First “China-Horn of Africa Peace, Governance and Development Conference.” was held. This is the first time China aims “to play a role in the area of security”. The conference held in Ethiopia witnessed the participation of foreign Ministries from the following countries of the Horn: Kenya, Djibouti, […]

Partners In Blue Pacific

Partners In Blue Pacific: US and its allies- Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United Kingdom — have launched a new initiative called ‘Partners in the Blue Pacific’ for “effective and efficient cooperation” with the region’s small island nations. Areas where PBP aims to enhance cooperation include “climate crisis, connectivity and transportation, maritime security and […]

India-Malaysia Defence Cooperation

India-Malaysia Defence Cooperation: Indian Defence Minister interacted with his Malaysian counterpart to deepen Defence Cooperation between the two countries. The Malaysian air force has been looking for 18 new light fighter jets with several nations, including South Korea, Pakistan, China and Sweden, making a pitch. The Indian offer is for the LCA Mk1A version. India […]

12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG)

12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG): The 12th India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG), which discusses several issues related to Border Management and security matters, was held in New Delhi in June 2022. The two sides reviewed the decisions taken in the last JWG held in 2015 in Pokhara, Nepal. The Joint Working Group reviewed the […]

Ruchira Kamboj: India’s Permanent Representative To The UN

Ruchira Kamboj: India’s Permanent Representative To The UN Ruchira Kamboj has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations. She is currently Indian ambassador to Bhutan. Ruchira Kamboj will succeed T S Tirumurti. She is likely to take up assignment soon. Ruchira Kamboj joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987 […]