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UN Security Council selects Antonio Guterres as next secretary-general 

Access to Medicines Report, green light to action 

How TTIP may obstruct progress towards sustainable access to medicines 

Leaked CETA declaration given short shrift  

New MedsPaL Database: Enhancing Transparency In The Patent Field 

UNITAID-FIND Partnership To Scale Up Hepatitis C Diagnostics 

The Commercial Market For Priority Review Vouchers 

Tool targets fairness deficit in research 

Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) Reporting Guide beta-version / September 6, 2016 

Streamlining R&D Core Areas for Global Health Reporting 

Powerful Partners: Women’s Philanthropy and the Prospect of a Clinton Presidency 

Paris Climate Deal to Enter into Force in November 

India ratifies Paris climate pact at UN, brings its entry into force ‘tantalizingly close’ 

Linking disaster risk, sustainable development and climate change 

Inequalities exacerbate climate impacts on poor and vulnerable people – new UN report 

A Who’s Who of Funders Are Going After the “Low-Hanging Fruit” of Climate Change 

The Green Climate Fund: The green light 

Greenpeace report: Plastics in Seafood 

UNPO newsletter September 2016 

UNPO Members Ilham Tohti and Mustafa Dzhemilev Nominated for the 2016 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 

A Médecins Sans Frontières Ethics Framework for Humanitarian Innovation 

Private Sector Companies Must Lead, Adapt To Help International Community Achieve SDGs 

Nearly half all children in sub-Saharan Africa in extreme poverty, report warns 

African governance hampered by lack of safety, says new study 

What Africa should demand from the next UN secretary-general 

Science, tech and innovation critical for sustainability 

A new way to measure progress in global health 

Antimicrobial resistance: is the World UNprepared? 

Eradicating river blindness in Guatemala scratches the surface of a global problem  

Haiti braces for post-hurricane cholera outbreak, a ‘potential humanitarian disaster‘