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SUNS # 9176 Monday 10 August 2020
 
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Trade : South voices concerns over "vaccine nationalism" amid COVID-19 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Several developing countries have expressed serious concerns at the World Trade Organization about rising "vaccine nationalism" and attempts to restrict affordable access to vaccines and therapeutics for combating the Covid-19 pandemic, as the worsening health crisis has continued to ravage countries by claiming nearly 700,000 lives around the world.

Finance : Multilateral bank intermediation must help South's recovery (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 7 Aug (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has warned that developing countries would need more than the earlier estimated US$2.5 trillion to provide relief to affected families and businesses and expedite economic recovery.

Rights : Empowering women in a digitally equipped, yet challenging world (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A girl has many roles. She can be a daughter, a mother, a friend, a wife or a sister. But her first and foremost introduction is a person, a human and a voice.


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