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SUNS # 10026 Friday 14 June 2024

Trade : UNCTAD's 60 years replete with remarkable achievements - UNSG (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG), Mr Antonio Guterres, praised several achievements of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) as it celebrated its 60th anniversary on 12 June, particularly in "contributing to discussions o n reforming the international financial architecture."

UN : "The world is in need of a new 1964 moment", says UNCTAD chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Pointing out that the internationally agree d, rules-based economic order is being contested, and that a new "multi-polar world" has emerged, the Secretary-General of UN Trade and Development (formerly known as UNCTAD) said that the world "is in need of a new 1964 moment".

UN : Global food prices rise for third consecutive month, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose for the third consecutive month in May, driven by increases in the prices of cereals and dairy products, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to a national public holiday, the SUNS will be closed on 17 June. The n ext issue #10027 will appear on 18 June.

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