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SUNS # 8302 Friday  12 August 2016


United Nations: Need for participatory national policy on child migrants (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee has recommended that States of origin, transit and destination implement a participatory national policy for child migrants.

Rights: Regulate advertising directed at children, urge UN experts (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Two United Nations human rights experts have called on governments to regulate advertising directed at children, warning that commercial advertising directed at young children can instill at an early age a culture of over-consumption and indebtedness.

Finance: Expansionary fiscal consolidation myth (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
The debt crisis in Europe continues to drag on.

Development: The UN steps up efforts to end child marriage (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Barely 17 years old and from the Gajapati district in Odisha, India, Susmita has never gone to school.

Opinion: The - sad - US nominations (PRIV)
(IPS, Alicante)
The US mountain, so rich in human talent, laboured and produced the two dwarfs for the huge job.

Note to Readers: Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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With the WTO in recess and little activity in UN agencies, the SUNS staff will take a short break. The next issue #8303 will appear on 30 August.

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