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

China Leads Upsurge in Global Creative Economy

The remarkable story of China's dominance in the trade of creative goods and services is the golden thread of a new creative economy outlook by UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The creative economy is recognized as a significant sector and a meaningful contributor to national gross domestic product. It has spurred … Continue reading China Leads Upsurge in Global Creative Economy