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SUNS # 9401 Thursday 5 August 2021

United Nations : Acute food insecurity reaches new highs, say FAO/WFP (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Acute food insecurity is likely to further deteriorate in 23 hunger hotspots during the period from August to November 2021, according to a joint report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).

United Nations : After vilifying the UN, US returns to the world body (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Ed Koch, a sharp-tongued Mayor of New York city (1978-89), once stopped short of using a four-letter word to denounce the United Nations.

Rights : Galizia's family hope "lessons are learnt" to protect journalists (PRIV)
(IPS, Bratislava)
The family of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has called for "lessons to be learnt" after an independent inquiry found that the Maltese state bore responsibility for her death.

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