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SUNS # 9475 Tuesday 7 December 2021

UN : Conflicts and drought exacerbating food insecurity, says FAO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Conflict and drought conditions are worsening the food insecurity conditions in several parts of the world, especially in East and West Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said.

UN : Global arms industry thrives amid worldwide pandemic devastation (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The 21-month-long pandemic, which began with the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus back in March 2020, ravaged hundreds and thousands of businesses and industries resulting either in widespread losses, closures or bankruptcies.

Opinion : Volunteerism - central to the creation of a new social contract (PRIV)
(IPS, Kathmandu)
The International Volunteer Day, on 5 December, is not just one of the many internationally observed days that the United Nations commemorates annually.

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