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SUNS # 9430 Tuesday 5 October 2021

Trade : South demands outcomes on TRIPS waiver, PSH & S&DT at MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Many developing countries on 30 September demanded outcomes on their core issues including a temporary TRIPS waiver, a permanent solution for public stockholding programs for food security (PSH), a balanced agreement on fisheries subsidies, and improvements in special and differential treatment (S&DT) provisions, at the WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) scheduled to begin in Geneva on 30 November, said people familiar with the development.

US : Rights and immigrant advocates confront renewed attack on asylum (PRIV)
(IPS, Seattle)
A widely condemned Trump administration program designed to slash legal immigration to the United States, initially terminated by the Joe Biden administration, has been reinstated by court rulings on a Republican lawsuit.

Opinion : Biden's nuclear posture review must reduce role of nuclear weapons (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
Most successful US presidents have actively led efforts to advance arms control agreements and reduce the risk of nuclear war.

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