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  1. Most Important Current Affairs At A Glance For UPSC CSE Prelims 2018 ahul Agrawal R. AGRAWAL


  2. Most Important Current Affairs from April 2017 to May 2018 By Rahul Agrawal LAST CURRENT AFFAIRS COURSE FOR PRELIMS 2018 About this course Lve Sessions Discussion F Personalized Learning 8,900 Apply for i Plus Coae Hurry up!!!! Limited Seats Available Last date 14th April REGISTER NOW Plus.unacademy.com 36 hours of live classes Private Discussion Forums . Doubt clearing sessions and Live quizzes R. AGRAWA


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  4. Green Growth Equity Fund: joint UK-India Fund nnounced the launch Engagement for the joint UK-India Fund, namely a Green Growth Equity Fund which aims to leverage private sector investment from the City of London to invest in green infrastructure projects in India. Both governments have reaffirmed their commitment to anchor invest up to 120 million each (i.e. totally 240 million) in the joint fund which will be established under the NIIF framework. R. AGRAWAL


  5. More about the Fund.. The Green Growth Equity Fund, promoted jointly by India and the UK, aims to leverage private sector investment to finance investments in the green infrastructure space in India. The Gol (through NIIF) and the UK government have committed to anchor-invest up to 120 million each in the joint Fund which aims to raise around 500m, and has the potential to unlock much more in future. R. AGRAWAL


  6. INDO-MONGOLIAN JOINT EXERCISE : NOMADIC ELEPHANT Twelfth iteration of Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is presently underway at Vairengte in Mizoram. Nomadic Elephant is aimed at training the troops in Counter Insurgency & Counter Terrorism Operations under the United Nations mandate. The joint training will also lay emphasis on conducting operations by a joint subunit, comprising of troops from both the armies, in adverse operational conditions aimed at enhancing the interoperability between the two armies. R. AGRAWAL


  7. G20 Ministers declaration on 'Shaping Digitalisation for an Interconnected World G20 Ministers responsible for the digital economy met in Dusseldorf, Germany recently for a ministerial conference. They have issued a declaration on 'Shaping Digitalisation for an Interconnected World', laying out priorities and a roadmap for policies R. AGRAWAL


  8. Highlights of the declaration: The declaration talks about the need for greater availability of affordable broadband connectivity, improved digital skills, and literacy, greater digital entrepreneurship and broader adoption of digital technologies and services for the digital economy to contribute to achieving the goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Another core theme is support for MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) which might be constrained by their scale in adoption of digital technologies. MSMEs benefitting from the digital revolution is crucial for inclusive growth. R. AGRAWAL


  9. Highlights of the declaration: l The declaration includes three annex papers on 'A Roadmap for Digitalisation: Policies for a Digital Future', 'Digital skills in vocational education and training' and 'G20 Priorities on Digital Trade' l Collaboration between the countries and with all stakeholders, including academia and private sector and sharing of best practices forms a key part of all three papers. R. AGRAWAL


  10. CAG to audit UN Secretariat in New York The Comptroller and Auditor General of India will audit the UN Secretariat in New York Till now was the exclusive domain of developed countries. The CAG is the external auditor of several UN organisations India's Shashi Kant Sharma is the Chairman of the UN Board of Auditors. R. AGRAWAL


  11. Inter-Ministerial Delegation to Participate in COPs to the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm (BRS) Conventions in Geneva The inter-ministerial Indian delegation is headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Conference of Parties (COP) 13 to Basel Convention COP 8 to Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions I R. AGRAWAL


  12. Key Facts: v Theme - "A future detoxified: sound management of chemicals and waste". V Basel Convention - Control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal. Rotterdam Convention Prior informed consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade. (The inclusion of chemicals under Rotterdam Convention does not ban the chemical. However, importing countries need to follow the PIC procedure] Stockholm Convention Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Important matter to be deliberated during COPs - listing of chemicals under Rotterdam and Stockholm Convention having an impact on industrial growth. R. AGRAWAL


  13. BRS Conventions- Brief Background: providing coherent policy guidance, enhancing efficiency in the provision of support to Parties to the Conventions, reducing their administrative burden maximising the effective and efficient use of resources at all levels, while maintaining the legal autonomy of these three multilateral environmental agreements R. AGRAWAL


  14. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK TO HOLD 52ND ANNUAL MEET IN GUJARAT India is hosting 52nd annual meeting of the African Development Bank in Ahmedabad The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund R. AGRAWAL


  15. India and the African Development Bank India joined the African Development Bank in 1982. The country is a key member of the institution's 24 Non-Regional Member Countries, which support the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional resource window of the Bank. R. AGRAWAL


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