Singapore Mediation Convention

Context Recently, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation has come into force. Key Details The convention will provide a more effective way of enforcing mediated settlements of corporate…

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Supply Chain Resilience Initiative

Context With the COVID-19 pandemic and growing trade tensions between China and the United States, Japan has mooted the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI). What is Supply Chain Resilience? approach that helps a country to ensure that…

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Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate measles and rubella

Context Maldives and Sri Lanka were today verified for having eliminated rubella, making them the first two countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve measles and rubella elimination ahead…

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[Places in News] Hagia Sophia Museum: Turkey

Context Turkey’s highest court convened to decide whether Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia museum can be turned into a mosque. Back to Basics About the Hagia Sophia The 1,500-year-old structure, listed as…

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Istanbul Convention

Context Recently Poland’s justice minister, said that Poland would begin preparing the formal process to withdraw from the Istanbul convention. Back to Basics About Istanbul Convention The Council of Europe Convention on preventing…

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U.S.-India Strategic Energy Partnership

Context Recently, India and the USA have participated in a virtual ministerial meeting of the S.-India Strategic Energy Partnership (SEP) to review progress, highlight major accomplishments, and prioritize new areas for cooperation. Key Takeaways…

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