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SUNS # 8650 Tuesday 27 March 2018

Myanmar : HRC strongly condemns gross violations in Rakhine State (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday strongly condemned the reported widespread, systematic and gross human rights violations and abuses committed in Rakhine State since 25 August 2017, and called upon the Myanmar authorities to ensure that those responsible for human rights violations and abuses are held accountable.

Pakistan : Needs global climate funds to combat shifting weather patterns (PRIV)
(IPS, Karachi)
As shifting weather patterns and extreme climates become the norm, access to climate funds are deemed essential for developing countries, such as Pakistan, that are facing the brunt of climate change.

Brazil : New platform will support youth projects on water and climate (PRIV)
(IPS, Brasilia)
Young people around the globe with good ideas on how to deal with water and climate challenges now have a platform to show their projects to the world and attract funding and other contributions to realise their dreams.

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