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SUNS # 9417 Wednesday 15 September 2021
 
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Trade : Revised JSI e-com text undermines policy space for South (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The three convenors of the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI) group on electronic commerce - Japan, Australia and Singapore - have presented a second revised consolidated draft text that includes new proposals that will impose more onerous commitments on developing countries, said analysts.

Opinion : Milestone anniversary reiterates Culture of Peace is a movement (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Today, on 13 September 2021, the UN Declaration and Programme of Action adopted by the General Assembly in 1999 will be turning 22. You would recall that the 20th anniversary of The Culture of Peace of its adoption by the world's highest multilateral body in 2019 was observed by the United Nations in an appropriate and befitting manner, as called for by the Assembly.

Afghanistan : Girls need our unwavering support in education (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls' education be promoted and protected.


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