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SUNS # 9449 Monday 1 November 2021

WTO : Walker process on response to pandemic raises questions of credibility (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Several members apparently raised serious concerns over the credibility of the ongoing facilitator-led process for finalizing the World Trade Organization's response to the COVID-19 pandemic on grounds that proposals tabled by several members have not been included in the draft ministerial decision, as well as the lack of transparency about the proceedings, said people familiar with the development.

Afghanistan : ECW urges urgent action for world's biggest humanitarian crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Director Yasmine Sherif has urged the world to support their efforts to provide education to children living in Afghanistan - in what she called the "biggest humanitarian crisis" on earth.

Rights : Illegal immigration - a 21st century crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, Portland)
Illegal immigration is a 21st century crisis that will only worsen with the consequences of climate change.

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