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SUNS # 9588 Friday 3 June 2022
 
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WTO : DG's alarm over continued differences on proposed MC12 deliverables (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Apparently alarmed over the continued differences over the proposed deliverables for the World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12), the WTO Director-General, Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is planning to convene a virtual ministerial meeting with select trade ministers on 3 June, said people familiar with the development.

UN : Upset with opulence of the rich? But world's children are paying the bill (PRIV)
(IPS, Madrid)
The excesses committed by rich people can be deadly - and in fact they are.

Latin America : COVID and discrimination aggravated maternal mortality (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Brazil had the dubious distinction of being champion of maternal mortality in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 77 percent increase in such deaths between 2019 and 2021.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the Pentecost holiday in Europe, the SUNS will be closed on 6 June. The next issue #9589 will appear on 7 June.


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