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SUNS # 9649 Tuesday 20 September 2022

Trade : India rejects US & 9 countries' demand for plurilateral talks on PSH (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
India has refused to enter into plurilateral consultations with the United States and nine other countries on the issue of alleged lack of transparency in the implementation of public stockholding (PSH) programs for food security, said people familiar with the development.

UN : The day the General Assembly abandoned its New York City home (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When the United Nations decided to locate its 39-storeyed Secretariat in New York city, the United States, as host nation, signed a "headquarters agreement" in 1947 not only ensuring diplomatic immunity to foreign diplomats but also pledging to facilitate the day-to-day activities of member states without any hindrance, including the issuance of US visas to enter the country.

Rights : UN & partners called to act urgently with education in emergencies (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Suicide bombings shattered Aisha Khurram's school, and her university was attacked by terrorists - but despite learning in an environment where the walls were colored by blood spatter, it never shook her determination to be educated.

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