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SUNS # 9442 Thursday 21 October 2021
 
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COVID-19 : UN experts call for urgent action on universal access to vaccines (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A group of six UN independent experts has sent letters to G7 and G20 countries, the European Union, the World Trade Organization, as well as a number of pharmaceutical companies calling for immediate collective action to ensure equal and universal access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Finance : For South, all roads in global economic governance lead to inequality (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Last week's annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and G20 finance ministers illustrated that despite a historic debt crisis sweeping across developing countries and their urgent need for external financing for health and economic recovery, global economic institutions governed by rich countries do not possess the political will to deliver meaningful solutions.

Caribbean : We will never give up slavery reparations fight, say Rastafarians (PRIV)
(IPS, Roseau)
The Rastafarian organizations in the Caribbean are determined that the issue of slavery reparations will emerge from the eclipse of COVID-19.


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