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SUNS # 9480 Tuesday 14 December 2021
 
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Trade : US, EU, India, South Africa hold talks on TRIPS waiver compromise (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The trade chiefs of the United States, the European Union, India, and South Africa held two rounds of discussions on how to overcome their differences on the temporary TRIPS waiver that has assumed heightened urgency amidst the worsening COVID-19 pandemic due to the emergence of the new Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, said people familiar with the development.

UN-LDC5 : Draft outcome document undermines rights & demands of LDCs (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Kathmandu)
Negotiations are advancing swiftly to conclude the draft "Doha Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries", which has evolved into a strikingly weakened outcome document, said sources familiar with the development.

Q&A : Femicides, domestic & online violence have been exacerbated (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
"The level of injustice in the world cannot go on like this... I am not pessimistic about the future," said Gladys Acosta, president of the CEDAW Committee, in an interview with IPS in the Peruvian capital.


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