Important Days

Important Days 

Child Safety Week 2022

  • The Child Safety Week is organised by an NGO Arpan since 2019, Child 
  • Safety Week is a collaborative movement to encourage collective action towards addressing the issue of Child Sexual Abuse.
  • Important dates in the Child Safety Week
  • 14th November: Children’s Day, India
  • 18th November: World Day for Prevention, Healing and Justice to End Childhood Sexual Violence
  • 19th November: World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse
  • 20th November: World Children’s Day

World Organisations – Pacts and Summits

COP27 sets up loss and damage fund

  • The 27th United Nations Climate Change conference is held from in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
  • The COP27 made history by establishing a fund for losses and damages arising from climate change — a demand developing countries facing the devastating impacts of global warming have made for decades, and that has been consistently blocked by rich countries until now.
  • COP27 President Sameh Shoukry announced that the loss and damage fund would serve the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

About Conference of the Parties (COP)

  • The COP is the supreme decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
  • All States that are Parties to UNFCCC are represented at the COP.
  • The first COP meeting was held in Berlin, Germany in March, 1995.
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