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SUNS # 8980 Thursday 19 September 2019

United Nations : Civilians continue to bear brunt of conflict in Syria   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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Civilians continue to bear the brunt of the ongoing hostilities in the armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, which has now entered its ninth year, a United Nations Commission of Inquiry has said.

Opinion : Developing economies' subordinate financialization   (IPS, Kuala Lumpur/Penang) (PRIV)
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Kuala Lumpur/Penang, 17 Sep (IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Michael Lim Mah Hui*) -- Rapid financial globalization is due not only to financial innovations, but also to choices made by national policymakers, often with naive expectations, trusting promoters' promises of steady net inflows of financial resources.

UN : Asian & Arab parliamentarians to move forward on reproductive health   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Over the years, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has worked in tandem with legislators and parliamentarians to help implement the historic Programme of Action (PoA) adopted unanimously by over 20,000 UN delegates at a landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo back in 1994.

UN : Petition and critics of Khashoggi killing heap pressure on UN-Saudi event   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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The United Nations faces growing public opposition to an event it is co-hosting with a Saudi Arabian charity only days before the anniversary of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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