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SUNS # 9598 Monday 20 June 2022
 
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WTO : MC12 concludes with outcomes favourable to US & EU (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) concluded in the early hours of 17 June with WTO Director-General Ms Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala having declared it as an "unprecedented" meeting with "very, very substantive outcomes".

Brazil : Inequality sharpened, social policies dismantled, millions facing hunger (PRIV)
(IPS, Rio de Janeiro)
Right now, out of a total of 211.7 million Brazilians, 116.7 million are experiencing some level of food insecurity, 43.4 million do not have enough food, and 19 million were facing hunger, reveals a June 2022 report by the Brazilian Research Network of Food and Nutrition Sovereignty and Security (Rede PENSSAN).

UN : Challenge for 2023 - guaranteeing sufficient food production (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
If the war in Ukraine and other conflicts around the world continue, the challenge for 2022 will be to guarantee greater access to existing food supplies, and sufficient food production by 2023.


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