Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 03 January 2023
- The New Global Biodiversity Framework
- India requires a mindset shift to improve road safety
Member countries adopted the “Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework” (GBF) at the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which includes four goals and 23 targets to be met by 2030.
GS Paper-3: Environment, Biodiversity and its Conservation; International Conventions
What exactly is the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)? Discuss the associated challenges and propose solutions to these problems. (150 Words)
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- Recently, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, stated that the Indian road accident scenario is more serious than Covid-19, with 415 deaths and numerous injuries every day.
- This demonstrates that, despite comprehensive road safety programmes, India’s record shows little improvement.
GS Paper-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors.
GS Paper-3: Infrastructure financing and Capital markets, role of financing institutions.
The increased cases of road accidents in India call for a dire action plan of addressing road safety issues and accountability fixing at every level. Discuss (250 words)
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