Current Affairs Global - 11 October 2013

1. International Day of the Girl Child observed today (11th October) across the world to recognize the girls- rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The theme for the year 2013 is -Innovating for Girls- Education-.


2. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) - an international organisation working since 1997 to convince countries to give up chemical weapons besides checking and confirming the destruction of existing chemical weapons, won the Nobel peace prize 2013. OPCW tipped clear favourite 16 year old Pakistani Malala Yousufzai to win the world's top peace prize. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is an intergovernmental organisation, located in The Hague, Netherlands.