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SUNS # 8145 Monday  30 November 2015


Trade: Cotton-4 shocked at US 'NO' to binding outcomes at Nairobi (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The four West African cotton-producing countries - Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Chad - on Thursday (26 November) received the biggest shock after the United States categorically rejected binding outcomes at the Nairobi ministerial next month on their demands.

Trade: No easy pickings for MC10, irreconcilable views on DDA, says DG (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
At a media briefing on Thursday (26 November), WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said that with the WTO's tenth ministerial conference (MC10, to be held in Nairobi), being only about a few weeks away, it is fair to say that there are no easy pickings at this point in time.

WIPO: Advisory Committee on Enforcement to discuss legislative assistance (PRIV)
(K. M. Gopakumar, Geneva)
The World Intellectual Property Organization's Advisory Committee on Enforcement is to discuss legislative assistance in the area of intellectual property enforcement.

United Nations: Military security and human security (PRIV)
(Roberto Savio, Rome)
This week's downing of a Russian jet by Turkey near the Syrian border will complicate even more the mess surrounding Syria.

Development: Better nutrition for better lives (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Food systems are increasingly challenged to ensure food security and balanced diets for all, around the world.

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