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SUNS # 8054 Thursday  2 July 2015


 
  Contents  

Development: North-South divide over means of implementation (PRIV)
(Mirza Alas, Costa Rica)
The June negotiations round on the outcome document for the post-2015 development agenda ended without resolution of the means of implementation issue.

Development: Toilets with piped music for rich, open defecation for poor (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
As most developing nations fall short of meeting their goals on sanitation, the world's poorest countries have been lagging far behind, according to a new UN report released here.

Development: Perfecting detection of the bomb (PRIV)
(IPS, Vienna)
An international conference has highlighted advances made in detecting nuclear explosions, tracking storms or clouds of volcanic ash, locating epicentres of earthquakes, monitoring the drift of huge icebergs, observing the movements of marine mammals, and detecting plane crashes.

Afghanistan: No place for children (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
No one will deny that when a child - any child - is killed, it is a tragedy.


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