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  • Current Affairs 29th April 2018

    Updated : 29-Apr-2018
    Current Affairs 29th April 2018

    Current Affairs 29th April 2018 - Important Highlights

    • Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in agree on Korean Peninsula's complete denuclearisation during - Inter-Korean Summit
    • World Day for Safety and Health at Work observed globally on - 28th April 2018

    Current Affairs 29th April 2018 - Details

    Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in agree on Korean Peninsula's complete denuclearisation during - Inter-Korean Summit

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean Leader Moon Jae-in inked a landmark peace contract namely, ‘Panmunjeom Declaration’ for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula on April 27th,2018. 
    The Panmunjeom Declaration was inked during the Inter-Korean Summit that organised on April 27th, 2018 at the Peace House at Panmunjom among leaders of North Korea and South Korea. The both leaders sworn a ‘new era of peace’ through the combined declaration.
    It is the 1st time that a North Korean leader has crossed the southern side of the Demilitarised Region to enter South Korea, since the termination of the Korean War in 1953.
    More about Panmunjeom Declaration

    • To re-join the blood relations of the people and bring forward the future of co-prosperity and union headed by Koreans. The both sides decided to proceed with reunion programmes for the divided families on the eve of the National Liberation Day on August 15th, 2018.
    • To hold dialogues and discussions in different fields and to take energetic measures for the execution of the contracts inked during the summit.
    • To begin a combined liaison office with occupant representatives of both nations in the Gaeseong area for smoothing cooperation among the peoples.
    • To inspire more active collaboration, exchanges, appointments and contacts at all levels to revitalize the sense of national unity.
    • South and North Korea decided to organise the ‘Inter-Korean Red Cross Meeting’ to deliberate and solve various issues, including the reunion of disconnected families.
    • Both the nations decided for implementing the projects earlier agreed in the October 4th, 2007 Declaration, to encourage balanced economic growth and coprosperity of the country.
    • Both the nations together will have combined efforts to diminish the heightened military tension and remove the danger of war on the Korean Peninsula.
    • The both sides decided to transform the demilitarised area into a peace area by finishing all hostile acts and removing their means including broadcasting through loudspeakers in the areas along the Military Demarcation Line.
    • South and North Korea decided to develop a practical scheme to develop the zones around the Northern Limit Line in the West Sea into a maritime peaceful area.

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work observed globally on - 28th April 2018

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work was celebrated internationally on April 28th, 2018.  This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and the World Day against Child Labour are coming collectively on same day in a combined campaign to enhance the safety and health of young workers and termination of child labour. The main objective of the combined campaign is to fast-track action to achieve Sustainable Development Goal target 8.8 of safe and secure working environments for all workers by 2030 and Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 of ending all forms of child labour by 2025.

    More about World Day for Safety and Health at Work 

    • The day is an yearly worldwide campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. 
    • It encourages the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases worldwide. 
    • It is organised on April 28 every year and has been celebrated by the International Labour Organization since 2003.
    • It objects to start a national occupational safety and health culture, where the right to a safe and healthy working environment is appreciated at all levels, where governments, employers and workers actively take part in securing a safe and healthy employment environment through a system of well-defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the maximum priority is bestowed to the principle of prevention.

    Did you know?
    The total number of young workers worldwide -541, which have 37 million children in hazardous child labour, account for over 15% of the world’s labour force. The young work force is also described to suffer up to a 40% higher rate of non-fatal occupational damages than adult workers older than the 25 years of age.

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