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SUNS # 9374 Friday 25 June 2021

UN : At least 2% of GDP needed annually for climate/Agenda 2030 ambition (PRIV)
(Evelyn Teh, Penang)
At an event held under the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) in the first week of June, governments were told that a minimum of 2 per cent of global GDP annually (upwards of USD 1.7 trillion) will be needed for the next few decades, with much of it for the developing world in order to deliver on the ambitions set out in the UN Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement (PA).

Latin America : A time for systemic solutions (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The first wave of COVID-19 never ended in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Central America : Water harvesting strengthens food security (PRIV)
(IPS, Sensembra)
At the school in El Guarumal, a remote village in eastern El Salvador, the children no longer have to walk several kilometers along winding paths to fetch water from wells; they now "harvest" it from the rain that falls on the roofs of their classrooms.

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