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SUNS # 9695 Wednesday 23 November 2022

Trade : WTO members agree on work program to address food insecurity (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
In what is being viewed as an important decision, members of the World Trade Organization on 21 November agreed on a work program to address food insecurity, as per paragraph eight of the WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) declaration on the emergency response to food insecurity, in the face of concerns raised by Egypt, Sri Lanka, and the least-developed countries (LDCs).

Climate : COP 27 delivered on its promise, say developing countries (PRIV)
(Hilary Kung, Sharm el-Sheikh)
"You promised an Implementation COP and you delivered", said Sherry Rehman, Minister for Climate Change of Pakistan, in a powerful statement delivered on behalf of the G77/China, at the closing plenary of the UNFCCC climate talks which began at 4 am, early morning of Sunday, 20 Nov in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

UN : Crimes against children (PRIV)
(IPS, Madrid)
An indisputable truth is that no child has ever chosen where to be born, which colour of skin to have, which ethnic community to belong to, what religion to practice and language to speak, or how safe or dangerous the context to grow up in.

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