GLOBAL REFUGEE FORUM
The first Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
focus on -arrangements for responsibility sharing, education, jobs and livelihoods, energy and infrastructure, solutions and protection capacity.
critical opportunity to build momentum towards achieving the objectives of the historic affirmation of the Global Compact on Refugees.
1st Global Refugee Forum comes at the end of a tumultuous decade in which the no.of refugees has risen to over 25 million people worldwide.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees
GLOBAL COMPACT ON REFUGEE
On 17 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly affirmed the Global Compact on Refugees
is a framework for more predictable and equitable responsibility- sharing, recognizing that a sustainable solution to refugee situations
provides a blueprint for govts, int. organizations, & other stakeholders to ensure that host communities get the support they need &
that refugees can lead productive lives -constitutes a unique opportunity to transform the way the world responds to refugee situations,
objectives are to: Ease the pressures on host countries; Enhance refugee self-reliance; Expand access to third-country solutions; Support conditions in countries of origin for return in safety and dignity.
WHO ESSENTIAL MEDICINES FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
Uterotonics and TXA are pivotal for management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH)- leading cause of maternal deaths
Postpartum bleeding/postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) – loss of more than 500 ml or 1,000 ml of blood within first 24 hours following childbirth.
About 1 in 100 to 5 in 100 women have postpartum hemorrhage
In the developing world about 1.2% of deliveries are associated with PPH and when PPH occurred about 3% of women died
Globally it occurs about 8.7 million times and results in 44,000 to 86,000 deaths per year making it the leading cause of death during pregnancy
AFTER 4 YEARS OF UJJWALA
Even after 4 years of Ujjwala, dealers travel 92 km to deliver cylinders: CAG
17 % beneficiaries still come to dealers’ warehouses for getting cylinder refills
When PMUY was rolled out, govt announced several measures to boost infrastructure for smooth delivery of LPG cylinders to BPL families.
under PMUY, the infrastructure for the smooth delivery of LPG cylinders was still not ready.
This is happening even though Marketing Discipline Guidelines (MDGs) say that LPG customers should be served within a radius of 15 kms
SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF TWO BRAHMOS MISSILES
The first missile launch was from a land based mobile launcher, where most of the components were indigenous
The second launch of the missile was carried out by Indian Air force (IAF) from SU-30MKI platform against a sea target
medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft, or land.
It is the fastest supersonic cruise missile in the world; name formed from the names of two rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Moskva of Russia.
joint venture between the Russian Federation’s NPO Mashinostroyeniya & India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)