Agreement for “Bringing Peace to Afghanistan”

Agreement for “Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” Afghan peace process: The Afghan peace process comprises the proposals and negotiations that were aimed at ending the ongoing civil war between the Taliban and Afghanistan government. About agreement  US and Taliban signed an agreement for “Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” in February 29, 2020 It will enable the US… Continue reading Agreement for “Bringing Peace to Afghanistan”

What is COMCASA?

COMCASA(Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement0 is an India-specific version of the Communication and Information on Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) COMCASA was signed in September 2018, after the first 2+2 dialogue in the US. It allows the US to provide India with its encrypted communications equipment and systems for US origin military platforms like the… Continue reading What is COMCASA?

What is LEMOA (Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement)?

The Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement(LEMOA), which was signed between India and the US in August 2016 is an India-specific version of the Logistics Support Agreement (LSA). It allows the military of each country to restock from the other’s base and Access supplies, spare parts and services from the other country’s land facilities, air bases,… Continue reading What is LEMOA (Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement)?

BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement)

BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement) The Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement mainly refer to an agreement on the sharing of geospatial intelligence, information on maps and satellite images for defence. According to officials, anyone who sails a ship flies an aircraft, fights wars, locates targets, responds to natural disasters, or even navigates with a… Continue reading BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement)

What is India-US 2+2 dialogue? 

India-US 2+2 dialogue 2+2 dialogue mechanism is an official format of dialogue where participants are the defence and foreign ministers or secretaries with their counterparts from both participating countries. The goal of 2+2 Ministerial dialogues is to facilitate the highest-level dialogue on the bilateral, regional, and global issues between countries. Also read | 2+2 Ministerial… Continue reading What is India-US 2+2 dialogue? 

Alma-Ata Declaration, Hague Convention, Talanoa dialogue, Under2 Coalition

Option 1 is correctly matched. The Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978 is as a major milestone in the field of public health, and it identified primary health care as the key to the attainment of the goal of Health for All.  Option 2 is incorrectly matched. The Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry… Continue reading Alma-Ata Declaration, Hague Convention, Talanoa dialogue, Under2 Coalition

An opportunity for India to revive Multilateralism

Source- The Hindu Syllabus- GS 2- Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. Context- It’s an opportune time for India to push for institutional changes and reformed multilateralism in the global system. How India can revive Multilateralism? Leadership opportunity – Since US and West have adopted nationalistic leaning, India should step into the… Continue reading An opportunity for India to revive Multilateralism

Golden or Reserve tranche

Resources for IMF loans to its members on non-concessional terms are provided by member countries, primarily through their payment of quotas. Each member of the IMF is assigned a quota, based broadly on its relative position in the world economy.  The reserve tranche is a segment of an International Monetary Fund member country’s quota that is accessible without… Continue reading Golden or Reserve tranche