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What significant role is played by India and UN together?

Asked by Topperlearning User 20th October 2016, 10:34 AM
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Significant role played by India:

  1. India supported the freedom movements of countries such as Indonesia, Angola, Bangladesh, Libya, Malaysia, Tunisia, Ghana, Morocco and Algeria and supported the entry of China into the UN in 1971.
  2. India opposed the official policy of apartheid in South Africa.
  3. India was part of the UN peacemaking operations in Palestine, Cyprus, Congo, Cambodia and Bosnia.
  4. India played an important role in disarmament conferences.
  5. India was appointed as the chairman of the commission for the supervision of truce in Indo-China in 1954.
  6. India followed a policy of non-alignment during the Cold War.
  7. During the Korean War (1950) and the Gulf War (1991), India sent medical missions as part of UN aid.
  8. Many African and Asian students receive higher education in Indian universities through UNESCO scholarships.
  9. Shashi Tharoor served as the Undersecretary General for Public Information at the UN.
  10. Indian jurists such as Nagendra Singh, B. N. Rau and Justice Pathak have been judges of the International Court of Justice.
Answered by Expert 20th October 2016, 12:34 PM
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