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SUNS # 9277 Wednesday 3 February 2021
 
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Rights : EU needs to re-think its socio-economic policies to eradicate poverty (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
By relegating socioeconomic rights to second-tier, aspirational principles and optional targets, the European Union has all but declared poverty a necessary evil and, in doing so, is undermining its own efforts to make poverty history in the region, a United Nations human rights expert has said.

COVID-19 : Caught in tangled web of vaccine nationalism (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive".

Lebanon : How to build back better after political & economic crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Lebanon must "shield and preserve" the skills, knowledge, and experience of its people in order to move forward with its development, according to Christophe Abi-Nassif, the Lebanon programme director for the Middle East Institute (MEI).


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