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SUNS # 8798 Monday  19 November 2018


 
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Trade: South countries sharply concerned over role of IGs in fisheries talk s (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Several developing and least developed countries remain sharply concerned over the controversial role of the so-ca lled Incubator Groups (IGs) in the ongoing Doha fisheries subsidies negotiations at the World Trade Organization, particularly the manner in which ideas are being floated and later discussed in these groups in a non-transparent framework, trade negotiators told SUNS.

UN: E-com giants under fire for retailing hazardous mercury-based cosmetics (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A coalition of over 50 civil society organizations (CSOs), from more than 20 countries, has urged two of the wor ld's largest multi-billion-dollar E-commerce retailers - Amazon and eBay - to st op marketing "dangerous and illegal mercury-based skin lightening creams."

Bangladesh: Rohingya protest against return to Myanmar, halt repatriation (PRIV)
(IPS, Cox's Bazar/Dhaka)
Thousands of Rohingya refugees in camps in Cox's Bazar, the southern-most coastal district in Bangladesh, protested on Thursday, Nov. 15, against an attempt to send them back to Myanmar.

Opinion: Earth's biodiversity - a pivotal meeting at a pivotal time (PRIV)
(IPS, Sharm El-Sheikh)
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 15 Nov (IPS/Cristiana Pasca Palmer and Anne Larigauderie*) -- The quality of the air we breathe, the food we eat and th e water we drink depend directly on the state of our biodiversity, which is now in severe jeopardy.


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