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SUNS # 9960 Wednesday 6 March 2024

UN : Sudan crisis slipping into a "fog of global amnesia," says rights chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The crisis in Sudan is a tragedy that appear s to have slipped "into the fog of global amnesia," according to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Volker Turk.

WHO : Chair's text on pandemic access & benefit sharing unacceptable to Sout h (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
In a dramatic turn of events on the morning of 28 February, the International Negotiating Body (INB) Chair, Dr Viroj Tangcharoensathien of Thailand, took the unprecedented step of suspending t he pathogen access and benefit sharing (PABS) sub-group meeting, in response t o mounting concerns voiced by developing countries regarding the proposed PAB S text.

Opinion : Hapless new year for Global South (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
As dire economic predictions for 2023 did not materialise, pundits began 2024 far m ore optimistically. But policy ghosts from the last half-century will likely un dermine such wishful thinking.

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