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Zika Virus – 8 Things You Need To Know

Zika virus is the latest vector borne disease which is threatening mankind. It is a mosquito-borne virus which is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and rapid spread across the globe. This mosquito transmitted infection is related to Dengue, Yellow Fever, White Nile Virus and Chikungunya family, but …

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10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi 2015

WTO Conference in Nirobi, Kenya is the most important summit after the Paris Climate change Summit. The most important issue after climate change which needs addressal is the opening of new markets for international investment. There is hope for pushing multilateral trade as well via Trade Facilitation Agreement which is a trade protocol aiming to …

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Disaster Management and Good Governance

Disaster Management or disaster risk reduction (DDR) Disaster Management comes under the umbrella  of governance. The underlying principle in all relevant development sectors is the existence of public awareness, political will and sufficient capacity. First of all we have to understand What is Governance? As defined by UNDP; Governance, is the exercise of political, economic and administrative authority in the …

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