08 Aug 2021: PIB Summary & Analysis

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Quit India Movement
2. UNSC High-Level Open Debate

1. Quit India Movement

Context:

Vice President greeted the nation on the eve of Quit India Movement Day. 2021 marks the 79th anniversary of the historic movement.

Know more about the Quit India Movement in the linked article.


2. UNSC High-Level Open Debate

Context:

PM to chair UNSC High-Level Open Debate on “Enhancing Maritime Security: A Case For International Cooperation”.

Details:

  • The meeting is expected to be attended by several Heads of State & Government of member states of the United Nations Security Council, and high-level briefers from the UN System and key Regional Organizations.
  • The Open Debate will focus on ways to effectively counter maritime crime and insecurity and strengthened coordination in the maritime domain.
  • The meeting is significant because this is the first time that maritime security will be discussed in a holistic manner as an exclusive agenda item in such a high-level open debate at the UNSC.
  • It is also the first time an Indian Prime Minister would be presiding over a UNSC debate.

Also read: Security and Growth for all in the Region (SAGAR)

Read previous PIB here.

August 8th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*