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SUNS # 8394 Friday 3 February 2017
 
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United Nations : S-G calls for lifting of Trump's US travel ban (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who took office in January, in a reference to US President Donald Trump's Executive Order that suspends the entire US refugee program as well as bars nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country, has called for these measures to be removed, sooner rather than later.

WHO : WHA to discuss UN high-level report on access to medicines (PRIV)
(Sangeeta Shashikant, London)
The forthcoming 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) will discuss access to medicines including the United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Panel Report on Access to Medicines (UNHLP report).

United Nations : Trump's Muslim ban a test for unity and solidarity (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Outgoing African Union Chair Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has described the United States ban on refugees and immigrants from seven countries as "one of the greatest challenges and tests to our unity and solidarity."

Chile : Ordinary citizens help drive spread of solar power (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
Chile, Latin America's leader in solar energy, is starting the new year with an innovative step: the development of the country=B4s first citizens' solar power plant.


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