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SUNS # 8784 Tuesday 30 October 2018
 
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Climate : Green Fund's first formal replenishment process launched (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Kathmandu)
The Board of the UNFCCC's Green Climate Fund (GCF) decided to launch a process for the Fund's first formal replenishment at its 21st meeting held in Manama, Bahrain from 17-20 Octobe r.

United Nations : LGBT violence and discrimination is "disastrous" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Transgender and gender-diverse people are facing unprecedented levels of violence and discrimination around the world and states must act to ensure they are not left behind, said a United Nations rights expert.

Latin America : Youth learn about paths to clean energy (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima/Cajazeiras)
Young Peruvians plan to take advantage of the knowledge acquired in Brazil's semi-arid Northeast to bring water to segments of the population who suffer from shortages, after sharin g experiences in that eco-region on the multiple uses of renewable energies i n communities affected by climatic phenomena.

Pacific Islands : Sustainable coastal fisheries depends on improving sanitat ion (PRIV)
(IPS, Canberra)
At the mouth of the Mataniko Ri ver, which winds its way through the vibrant coastal port town of Honiara to the sea, is the sprawling informal community of Lord Howe Settlement, which hugs the banks of the estuary and seafront.

Africa : Conserving precious resource base while fighting hunger (PRIV)
(IPS, Lusaka)
Rosemary Chate's seven child ren gather around the table inside their home in Malela, a village in Zambia's remote Northern Province. They dig their spoons into bowls of food prepared by the ir mother - for the second time that day.


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