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SUNS # 9573 Wednesday 11 May 2022

Trade : WTO Members still far apart on many issues five weeks before MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
With less than five weeks left before the World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12), members remain far apart on the proposed deliverables, the structure and format of MC12, as well as on the outcome document among others, said people familiar with the discussions at a WTO General Council (GC) meeting on 9 May.

UN : HRC to hold special session on deteriorating situation in Ukraine (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) will be holding a special session on 12 May to address "the deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression."

UN : Today is the time for transformation (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"I first think about my children. They are why we were forced to leave - because our children are always our first concern."

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