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SUNS # 9975 Wednesday 27 March 2024

WTO : India raises bar on development to halt "defeatism & decline" in work (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
India has called for prioritizing discuss ions at the World Trade Organization on "cross-cutting, real-life trade issues whic h impact the developing countries disproportionately", as "a sense of defeati sm and decline in members' interest in the working of this organization" appears imminent as it completes 30 years of its existence by end-December, said pe ople familiar with the discussions.

UN : Haiti facing unprecedented levels of hunger, says report (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Amid a deepening security crisis, hunger ha s reached unprecedented levels in Haiti, with nearly five million people - al most half of the country's population - now facing acute food insecurity, accord ing to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis.

UN : Over 17 million in need of health aid, as Yemen conflict enters 10th ye ar (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Over half of the population in Yemen is in desperate need of aid, and an estimated 17.8 million people require health assistance, half of them being children, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to a public holiday, the SUNS will be closed on 28 March. The next issu e #9976 will appear on 29 March.

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