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SUNS # 9285 Monday 15 February 2021
 
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Trade : Rules chair admits to concerns on lack of work program on fisheries (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha Rules negotiations has agreed with the concerns raised by the developing countries that the lack of a work program for advancing the fisheries subsidies negotiations has created difficulties for members to engage properly in the negotiations, negotiators told the SUNS.

United Nations : Where do diplomats hide during politically-sensitive voting? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations, created in 1945 following the devastation caused by World War II, was mandated with one central mission: the maintenance of international peace and security.

COVID-19 : Pandemic has shown humanity at its best & at its worst (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
WHO and UNICEF have a long, deep and very special relationship. Neither of us could do what we do without the other.

United Nations : Give us access to Tigray to find missing refugees, NRC pleas (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has called for unimpeded access to all parts of Ethiopia's Tigray Region, to locate an estimated 20,000 unaccounted-for refugees and assess damage to its Hitsaats Camp which was looted and set alight in early January.


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