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SUNS # 9963 Monday 11 March 2024

UN : Environment Assembly adopts Ministerial declaration & resolutions (PRIV)
(Radhika Chatterjee, New Delhi)
The 6th session of the United Nat ions Environment Assembly (UNEA 6) convened at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya from 26 February-1 March and adopted a ministerial declaration, 15 resolutions and two decisions.

UN : Situation in Haiti "beyond untenable", says human rights chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Volker Turk, on 6 March urged the international community "to act swiftl y and decisively to prevent Haiti's further descent into chaos."

UN : 2.6 billion people still not connected to the Internet, says ITU chief (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Today, 2.6 billion people are not connected to the Internet, representing "one of the biggest challenges of our generation," M s Doreen Bogdan-Martin, the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has said.

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