Q. “International Consultation and Analysis” is often seen in news is related to?

[A] UNDP

[B] UNFCCC

[C] GEF

[D] WEF

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: India submitted its first Biennial Update Report (BUR) today, to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), towards fulfillment of the reporting obligation under the Convention.

  • As per the provisions of the Convention, countries need to periodically provide information in the form of their National Communication.
  • BUR contains national GHG inventory of India for the year 2010, prepared in accordance with the guidelines of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • As per the rules of UNFCCC, BURs are subjected to an international process known as International Consultation and Analysis (ICA).
  • It is a process that includes international scrutiny of BUR in a manner that is non-intrusive, non-punitive and respectful of national sovereignty. All BURs are subjected to ICA process.

Source: https://pib.gov.in/newsite/printrelease.aspx?relid=135727