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World Ocean Day is celebrated every year on 8 June. This day is mainly celebrated to make people aware of the oceans. Every year a new theme is chosen on this day. The theme of this year's World Oceans Day is 'The Ocean: Life and Livelihood'. The first World Oceans Day was celebrated on 08 June 2009.
The Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid has been elected President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly. In December 2018, Maldives had announced Shahid's candidature. India had announced its support to the Foreign Secretary during his visit to the Maldives in November 2020. The Maldives got a total of 143 votes, while Afghanistan got 48 votes. His term will be 2021-22.
India on Wednesday launched a global initiative-Mission Innovation Cleantech Exchange, which will create a network among member countries to accelerate clean energy innovation. This mission was launched virtually at the “Innovating to Net Zero Summit, 2021” organized by Chile. The mission aims to make clean energy affordable, attractive, and accessible for decades, and to advance the Paris Agreement and action towards net-zero emissions.
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