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SUNS # 9591 Thursday 9 June 2022

WTO : "Misleading" statements by DG, chairs likely to create uncertainty at MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's Director-General Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on 7 June acknowledged that "many gaps remain but we are making progress", despite the fact that the progress made on "four-plus deliverables" remains insignificant and somewhat modest as the WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) takes place in just five days' time, said people, who asked not to be quoted.

Climate : UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies launch work after rough start at talks (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Bonn)
The 56th session meetings of the Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) launched work on 6 June, following a rough start at the opening of the talks.

Climate : Parties spell out their priorities at Bonn climate conference (PRIV)
(Evelyn Teh and Hilary Kung, Bonn)
At the joint plenary session of the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Bodies (SBs) which opened on 6 June, in Bonn, Germany, Parties expressed their priorities for the SBs, on the road to the 27th session of the COP (COP 27) to be held in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, later in November this year.

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