United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP-02) Commences at Manekshaw Centre (Relevant for GS Prelims and GS Mains Paper II, III)

The Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) is conducting jointly with the US, the second edition of United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP-02) in New Delhi from 17 July to 04 Aug 2017. About the course: The course is aimed to build and enhance the capacity of the African Troop Contributing Countries to

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Targeting trawling: the need for transition to deep sea fishing (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II, Topic: Bilateral Relations)

New law by Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s legislative amendment to prohibit bottom trawling, a destructive fishing practice, is a welcome move despite its likely near-term consequence of deepening the fisheries conflict in the Palk Bay region. Bottom trawling in the island nation’s territorial waters will now attract a possible two-year prison term and a fine

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