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SUNS # 9414 Wednesday 8 September 2021
 
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WTO : Opposition to inclusion of export restrictions in Covid-19 response (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The United States, India and South Africa have opposed attempts to include the issues of "export restrictions, trade facilitation, regulatory coherence, cooperation and tariffs" as part of the World Trade Organization's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, said people familiar with the development.

COVID-19 : End vaccine apartheid (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 7 Sep (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- Vaccine costs have pushed many developing countries to the end of the COVID-19 vaccination queue, with most low-income ones not even lining up.

Belarus : Crackdown leaves human rights, minorities exposed (PRIV)
(IPS, Bratislava)
There will soon be no one left to defend human rights or help minorities in Belarus as the country's third sector moves closer to "complete liquidation", international rights groups have warned.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the local Jeune Genevois holiday for UN offices in Geneva, the next issue #9415 will appear on 13 September.


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