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SUNS # 10006 Wednesday 15 May 2024

WHO : DG pushes to conclude pandemic instrument talks before WHA77 (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
The WHO Director-General has pushed delegations to conclude negotiations on a pandemic instrument by the beginning of the 77th session of the World Health Assembly (27 May to 1 June 2024).

UN : UN Trade & Development to celebrate its 60th anniversary on 12-14 June (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
UN Trade and Development (formerly known as UNCTAD) is slated to celebrate its milestone 60th anniversary on 12-14 J une 2024, featuring a variety of programmes including a Global Leaders Forum.

UN : EU Directive on combating violence against women falls short of potenti al (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
While the adoption by the European Parliame nt of the first European Union Directive on combating violence against women a nd domestic violence is welcome, some critical shortcomings still need to be addressed, according to a United Nations human rights expert.

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