Transparency in FTA

Quest for transparency in FTA negotiations #GS-03 Economy, #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: Free Trade Agreement: A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is an arrangement or a treaty between two or more countries to remove trade barriers and facilitate trade between them. The list of FTAs […]

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Climate Change For Prelims: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: Carbon border adjustments, also referred to as “carbon border adjustment mechanisms” (CBAM), are an emerging set of trade policy tools that aim to prevent carbon-intensive economic activity from moving […]

Operation Barkhane

Operation Barkhane #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: Operation Barkhane: Operation Barkhane is an anti-insurgent operation started on August 1, 2014 and ended on 9th November 2022 and was led by the French military against Islamist groups in Africa’s Sahel region. Operation Barkhane could be traced […]

Counter terrorism and consensus

‘No consensus’ is derailing counter-terror diplomacy #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims: About No Money for Terror Conference: The Conference is organised by Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) of over 100 countries, jointly called The Egmont Group. The Egmont Group was created to provide […]

Air Exercise Garuda-VII

Air Exercise Garuda-VII #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About Air Exercise Garuda-VII: Garuda VII is the seventh edition of the bilateral air exercise between India and France that is taking place after a gap of two years. The first edition of the exercise was held […]

The Black Sea Grain Initiative

The Black Sea Grain Initiative #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About Black Sea Grain Initiative: The Black Sea Grain deal endeavours to tackle escalating food prices emanating from supply chain disruptions because of Russia’s actions in the world’s ‘breadbasket’. The initiative specifically allows for significant […]

Malabar Exercise

Malabar Exercise #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About Malabar exercise: Malabar is a multilateral war-gaming naval exercise which began as bilateral navel exercise between US and India in 1992. The second exercise was conducted in 1995 and next one in 1996. After 1996 they were […]

Vanuatu’s plea on Climate Change

Vanuatu’s big plea does little to arrest climate change #GS-03 Environment and Ecology, #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims: About Vanuatu: Vanuatu officially the Republic of Vanuatu is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean which is volcanic in origin. The Republic of Vanuatu […]