United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Child Mortality  Context: The United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) released a report indicating that in 2022, global child deaths before the age of five dropped below 5 million for the first time.    Key Findings: Despite this progress, an estimated 4.9 million children died, …

G-33

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: DD News  Context: The G-33, a coalition of developing countries with India as a key member, called for progress on agricultural trade negotiations ahead of the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi. They urged for a permanent solution on public stockholding for food security purposes and emphasized the …

OIML (International Organization of Legal Metrology)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  Source: PIB  Context: India has achieved the distinction of becoming the 13th country in the world authorized to issue Internationally Accepted OIML (International Organization of Legal Metrology) Certificates. This accomplishment allows domestic manufacturers in India to have their weighing and measuring instruments tested within the country and then sell them in …