SUNS - South North Development Monitor
     INDEX        ARCHIVE        SEARCH        FROM GATT TO THE WTO        ABOUT
SUNS # 9273 Thursday 28 January 2021

COVID-19 : Vaccines war underscores need for TRIPS waiver at WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
As COVID-19 cases crossed the 100 million mark globally with loss of more than 2 million lives, the European Union and other industrialized countries appear to have entered into a tit-for- tat vaccines war over the dwindling supply of pandemic vaccines developed by their respective companies.

Q&A : Why we must invest in educating children in crisis-hit Burkina Faso (PRIV)
(IPS, Accra)
the first global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and protracted crises - was on the ground in Burkina Faso last week with its Director, Yasmine Sherif, to launch a new multi-year programme that aims to provide an education to over 800,000 children and adolescents in crisis-affected areas.

United Nations : COVID-19's social & economic fallout hits women harder (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
With over 90 million confirmed cases and 1.9 million deaths globally, and a second wave sweeping into 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold the world hostage.

  About   Publisher: Third World Network, 131 Jalan Macalister, 10400 penang, malaysia
Editor emeritus: chakravarthi raghavan.
Editor: kanaga raja, rm c508, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix, ch-1211 geneva 10, switzerland; tel:(4122) 7344274, fax 7401672; email:
Advisory board: rajiv kumar chander, triyono wibowo
As a non-profit service, subscriptions are intended to cover or contribute to costs of operations. terms and special conditions: information available from publisher.


[c] 2013, SUNS - All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, reprinted or posted to any system or service without specific permission from SUNS. This limitation includes incorporation into a database, distribution via Usenet News, bulletin board systems, mailing lists, print media or broadcast. For information about reproduction or multi-user subscriptions please contact <>