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SUNS # 9438 Friday 15 October 2021

Trade : Need to de-link TRIPS waiver from other MC12 issues (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The opponents of the temporary TRIPS waiver led by the European Union have made overtures that they could settle for a pragmatic solution on the waiver, a move that is yet to generate confidence among members about their real intentions, said people familiar with the development.

Rights : Winning the human race, together (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"Now is the time for a stronger, more networked and inclusive multilateral system anchored in the United Nations," said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his latest report "Our Common Agenda."

Cuba : Power crisis drives home need to accelerate energy transition (PRIV)
(IPS, Havana)
With aging infrastructure and problems with fuel supplies, Cuba is facing a crisis in its electric power generation system, which could accelerate plans to increase the share of renewable sources in the energy mix.

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