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Cabinet approves MoC between India and Finland

Union Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation.
Cabinet approves MoC between India and Finland
  • The MoC will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits.
  • For this, it will take into account applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
  • It is also expected to bring in latest technologies and best practices suited for bringing about better environment protection, better conservation and better management of climate change and wildlife protection and conservation.

Following are the Areas of Co-operation under the MoC:

  • Climate change.
  • Conservation of Marine and Coastal Resources.
  • Waste management and waste-to-energy technologies.
  • Integrated water management of Oceanic and Sea Islands.
  • Environmental and Forest monitoring and data management.
  • Air and water pollution prevention and purification, remediation of contaminated soils.
  • Promotion of circular economy, sustainable management of natural resources and low-carbon solutions.
  • Any other areas jointly decided upon.

Question:

Q. Union Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and which country on Environmental Co-operation?
a. Iceland
b. England
c. New Zealand
d. Finland
Cabinet approves MoC between India and Finland Cabinet approves MoC between India and Finland Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on October 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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