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SUNS # 9196 Thursday 24 September 2020

United Nations : Global recovery plan needed to avert a "lost decade" (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
In the face of a deep recession in the world economy amid a still-unchecked COVID-19 pandemic, the time has come to hammer out a plan for global recovery that can credibly return even the most vulnerable countries to a stronger position than they were in before the onset of the COVID-19 crisis.

UN : A Third World War - which so many had feared - has been avoided (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The ideals of the United Nations - peace, justice, equality and dignity - are beacons to a better world.

UN : Bending the curve on biodiversity loss requires transformational change (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A spate of reports on biodiversity - the Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystems, the Living Planet Report, the Global Forest Resources Assessment Report and the Global Biodiversity Outlook - paint a stark picture for the world's biodiversity.

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