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SUNS # 9433 Friday 8 October 2021
 
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UN : Global food prices rise further in September, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The international prices of a basket of key agricultural food commodities rose further in September, mainly driven by higher prices of cereals and vegetable oils, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

UN : Will Taliban honour treaties signed by Afghanistan in last 20 years? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan receives the political blessings of the 193-member General Assembly - and eventually inherits its seat at the United Nations - it will have to ultimately prove its credentials as a member of good standing by adhering to the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) - as all member states do.

Rights : Impact of Covid-19 on learning for children in emergencies & crises (PRIV)
(IPS, New York/Geneva)
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of education globally, but for children in emergencies and protracted crises, its blow has been particularly devastating.


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