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25 November 2022 News in Brief
Afghanistan: Taliban treatment of women may be crime against humanity
Tigray: High hunger levels despite stepped-up aid – WFP
Biological weapons discussions must reflect our changed world
24 November 2022 News in Brief
UN Human Rights Council backs call for probe into Iran crisisNearly 40 million children ‘dangerously susceptible’ to growing measles threatRacial discrimination panel calls for Xinjiang rights violation probe
23 November 2022 News in Brief
Migrant deaths since 2014 top 50,000
Haiti: children account for two in five cholera cases (UNICEF)
Humanitarian sanction exemptions fall short
News in Brief 22 November 2022
Human rights chief Türk on Saudi Arabia executions
Iran: 300 people killed in protests since 16 September – UN rights office
UN chief urges action to stamp out violence against women
News in Brief 21 November 2022
Myanmar: Rights expert urges Korea to play ‘enhanced leadership role’
WHO updates list of ‘priority pathogens’ including ‘Disease X’
2021 global intellectual property filings reached new records: WIPO
COP27 BONUS PODCAST: Early like Sunday morning
COP27 officially ended on Friday, but no agreement was reached when Conor and Laura recorded their last podcast in Sharm El-Sheikh.
But, despite the gloomy predictions of no deal, the COP27 outcome document was finally agreed, on Sunday morning.
Back home in New York after a 25-hour journey, Conor goes solo, to pull together a final COP episode of The Lid Is On. You can find all the details on the outcome document here.
Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa
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12 November 2022
These African countries need to be looking to China for their funding, they have wed themselves to financially China. Why are they asking for monies from the Western countries? Without China and the other great emitter India, these funds can not move forward. Pakistan with their huge dam projects, the need to look at their own finances.
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