UNO - Current Affairs for November, 2015

UNO Current Affairs for November, 2015

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▼ UNSC Adopts French Resolution for battling terrorism   [11-23-15]

UNSC has adopted a French sponsored resolution condemning the terror attacks carried out by IS in Tunisia, Ankara, Sousse. This is the 14th terrorism related resolution the UNSC has adopted since 1999. Resolution 2249 was adopted by UNSC within a week from terror attacks in Paris on 13th November 2015.

▼ India re-elected by General Assembly to 6 year UNCITRAL term   [11-12-15]

India on 9th November 2015 was re-elected by the General Assembly for a six year term on the UNCITRAL/United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. 22 other nations including the US and Pakistan were also elected to the trade body. This is the 5th election that India has won in 2015, it was also re-elected to the UNHCR in 2014. During April 2015, UN ECOSOC elected India to executive councils of WFP and UNICEF, governing councils of United Nations Human Settlements Programme and Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. UNGA by Resolution 2205 (XXI) of December 17th, 1966 set up the UNCITRAL for promoting harmonisation and unification of trade law.

▼ BASIC nations appeal to developed countries to scale up emission targets   [11-2-15]

Following a UN report showing the inadequacy of countries’ action plans to prevent global warming, 4 developing nations BASIC- Brazil, South Africa, China and India have urged the rich nations on 31st October to ensure emission cut targets are increased to prevent average global temperature rise beyond 2 degree C by 2100. The nations met in Beijing and issued a joint statement to scale up pre-2020 and post 2020 emission cut targets. This joint appeal is ahead of the pre-COP or conference of parties of over 80 nations in Paris from November 8 to 10. Countries also vowed to remain united under G77 plus China group and worked to strengthen the role of developing nations during COP21.