Interpol is global police co-operation agency and a non- governmental organization (NGO). Consider the following statements regarding 87th General Assembly of Interpol. 1. Kim Jong Yang of South Korea was elected Interpol President for two-year term by member countries at 87th General Assembly of Interpol, 2. 87th General Assembly of Interpol was held for first time in Islamabad. Which of these statements is / are correct?

Explanation: Kim Jong Y ang of South Korea was elected Interpol President for two-year term by member countries at 87th General Assembly of Interpol, held for first time in Dubai. He secured at least two-thirds of votes cast at general assembly and defeated Russia’s Alexander Prokopchuk. He will serve until 2020, completing the four-year mandate of his predecessor, Meng Hongwei, who was detained in China over corruption charges.

Consider the following statements regarding W orld Customs Organisation (WCO). 1. The 80th Session of Policy Commission of World Customs Organization (WCO) was held in Abu Dhabi. 2. It is independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations. 3. It was established in 1952 as Customs Co-operation Council (CCC). It is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. More than 180 countries are its members including India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Explanation: The 80th Session of Policy Commission of World Customs Organization (WCO) was held Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra. It is being organized by WCO and hosted by Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), under Union Finance Minister.

Recently Joyce Msuya appointed as acting Executive Director of UNEP . United Nations Environment Programme was established in

Explanation: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), an agency of the United Nations, coordinates the organization’s environmental activities and assists developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) in June 1972.