Education for Democracy

  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution titled “Education for Democracy”
  • The resolution is co-sponsored by India which recognizes that “education for all” contributes to the strengthening of democracy.
  • Objective: To integrate education for democracy into their education standards.

About United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

    • Year of Formation – 1945.
    • It is the United Nation’s chief policy-making and representative organ.
  • Headquarters – New York City, US.

Redevelopment of Maldives airport

  • External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar launched the scheme for reconstruction of Hanimaadhoo international airport in Maldives with Indian funding 

Tribute to a warrior

  • Minister Jaishankar paid homage at the memorial of Sultan Mohammad Thakurufanu, the 16th century warrior who destroyed the Portuguese rule in the Maldives.

About Maldives

  • Capital – Malé
  • President – Ibrahim Mohammad Choli
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