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SUNS # 9563 Wednesday 27 April 2022

Trade : South must ensure no "take-it-or-leave-it" decisions at MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) is now confirmed to take place as scheduled on 12-15 June in Geneva, notwithstanding the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war as well as the COVID-19 pandemic due to the Omicron and other new emerging variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

United Nations : Rise in e-commerce activity sustained in 2021, says UNCTAD (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The significant up-tick in consumer e-commerce activity fueled by the COVID- 19 pandemic was sustained in 2021, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Finance : The world can stop capital flight now (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Curbing capital flight from developing countries is long overdue.

Ukraine : Transgender refugees impacted as war with Russia continues (PRIV)
(IPS, Bratislava)
Soon after Russia invaded her country, Anastasiia Yeva Domani found herself forced to abandon the regime of vital medicines she was taking.

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