ICC Prosecutor Acclaims African, Caribbean and Pacific States’ Support for The Contentious Court

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Dr Fatou Bensouda has expressed her profound gratitude for the ACP Group's contributions to the work of the ICC that has the jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. 51 out of 79 ACP States have ratified the ICC Rome … Continue reading ICC Prosecutor Acclaims African, Caribbean and Pacific States’ Support for The Contentious Court

India to Host UN Conference on Land Degradation

India will host the global Conference on desertification, land degradation and drought from October 7 to 18, 2019 in New Delhi. Participants from 197 Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will have access, for the first time, to a wealth of vital new scientific data, says the Convention secretariat. Desertification, along with … Continue reading India to Host UN Conference on Land Degradation

UN Lauds India for Training Foreign Diplomats on Disarmament

India is the first member country of the United Nations to have launched a fellowship programme on disarmament and international security for foreign diplomats. “This is a demonstration of India’s commitment to nuclear issues and disarmament,” a senior official of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. With its focus on junior diplomats from a … Continue reading UN Lauds India for Training Foreign Diplomats on Disarmament