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SUNS # 8881 Thursday 4 April 2019

United Nations : Capacity-building needed to reduce digital, data divides (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Capacity-building efforts are needed to redu ce the digital and data divides between and within countries, particularly tho se relating to youth, the rural economy, micro-enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises, and gender, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Bolivia : An indigenous nation battles for land and justice (PRIV)
(IPS, La Paz)
The ancient Qhara Qhara nation began a battle against the State of Bolivia in defence of its rich ancestral lands, in an open challenge to a government that came to power in 2006 on a platform founded on respect for the values and rights of indigenous peoples.

Opinion : Human rights defenders need to be defended (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
They are ordinary people - mothers, fa thers, sisters, sons, daughters, brothers, friends. But for me they are extraordin ary people - the ones who have the courage to stand up for everyone else's rights.

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