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SUNS # 9324 Tuesday 13 April 2021

Trade : WTO-TRIPS waiver - "Third way" set to reinforce status quo? (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The World Trade Organization Director-General Ms Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is hosting a meeting with select trade ministers, large representation of Big Pharma, and a few other stakeholders on 14 April, in what appears to be an attempt to undermine the proposed TRIPS waiver, said people familiar with the development.

Bangladesh : Rohingya children find refuge in education (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
Although learning centres in Cox's Bazar Kutupalong Refugee Camp are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mariom Akhter, a Rohingya mother of four, is grateful not only for the schooling her children have had but also the training sessions she as a parent was able to attend.

El Salvador : Recipes with a taste of sustainable development (PRIV)
(IPS, San Luis La Herradura)
Salvadoran villager Maria Luz Rodriguez placed the cheese on top of the lasagna she was cooking outdoors, put the pan in her solar oven and glanced at the midday sun to be sure there was enough energy for cooking.

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