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SUNS # 10029 Thursday  20 June 2024


 
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Climate: Foundation laid for tough fights at COP29 (PRIV)
(Radhika Chatterjee and Meena Raman, Bonn)
The closing plenary of the 60th meeting of the UNFCCC's subsidiary bodies (SB60), which took place in Bonn, Germany, began late evening of 13 June, and concluded early morning o f 14 June, setting the stage for very tough negotiations, which will take pla ce in Baku, Azerbaijan, in November later this year, mainly over issues on financ e and mitigation.

UN: "We urgently need to find our way back to peace" - human rights chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Highlighting "the cruelty of war", the Unit ed Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Volker Turk, said that there is an urgent need "to find our way back to peace, in line with the UN Charter and international law."

Sudan: Nearly 18 million facing acute hunger amidst looming famine (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Sudan has been engulfed in a devastating conflict for over a year now, characterised largely by its urban and widesp read nature, with its civilian population placed at the centre of extreme violen ce, according to the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission for the Sud an.


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