UNO - Current Affairs for July, 2015

UNO Current Affairs for July, 2015

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▼ Conakry named World Book Capital 2017   [07-25-15]

Conakry becomes the 17th city to be designated as World Book Capital, after Madrid (2001), Alexandria (2002), New Delhi (2003), Antwerp (2004), Montreal (2005), Turin (2006), Bogota (2007), Amsterdam (2008), Beirut (2009), Ljubljana (2010), Buenos Aires (2011), Yerevan (2012), Bangkok (2013), Port Harcourt (2014) Incheon (2015) and Wroclaw (2016).

▼ Vote scheduled by UN on endorsing nuclear deal   [07-24-15]

With all five permanent members of the Security Council involved in the marathon negotiations with Iran, the resolution's adoption is almost certain. The UN vote will come as US lawmakers begin their own review of the historic deal. The Obama administration sent the nuclear agreement to Congress.

▼ Varanasi chosen as City of Music by UNESCO   [07-24-15]

It has been chosen in the music category under UNESCO's "field of excellence" plan. The fields of excellence are classified into categories of literature, film, music, craft and folk art, design, media arts and gastronomy.

▼ 90% reduction in out of school children in India: UNESCO   [07-31-15]

India has made a significant progress in increasing the net ratio of children in primary education globally. UNESCO's 2015 Education for All, EFA global Monitoring Report, which was released by Minister of Human Resource Development on 9th Apr’15. Globally, just one third of countries have achieved all of the measurable Education for All goals set in 2000. While releasing the report, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said that India has successfully moved toward reaching the EFA goals especially backed by the Right of Children to free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. The one measurable EFA goal India did not reach was to reduced its adult illiteracy by 50 percent. Since 2000 India has reduced its adult illiteracy rate by 26 percent.