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SUNS # 9720 Wednesday 11 January 2023

CBD : New implementation framework for Biodiversity Convention adopted (PRIV)
(Lim Li Lin, Hobart)
The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was adopted in a package together with five other linked decisions in the early hours of the morning on 19 December after protracted negotiations.

CBD : Meeting agrees on limited action on technology & synthetic biology (PRIV)
(Lim Li Ching, London)
Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have successfully established a process for horizon scanning, monitoring and assessment of the most recent technological developments in synthetic biology.

UN : Rebuilding climate-devastated Pakistan will run in excess of $16 billion (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
For decades, I have been privileged to witness the boundless generosity and resilience of the Pakistani people amidst grave threats and upheaval.

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