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SUNS # 8413 Thursday 2 March 2017
 
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Trade : Azevedo gets second term, South Africa to chair General Council (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The General Council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Tuesday formally re-appointed Roberto Azevedo to a second four-year term as Director-General of the organisation.

Health : New antibiotics urgently needed to combat resistant bacteria (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome/Geneva)
The United Nations health organisation has just published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" - a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health.

United Nations : The UN and the religious right (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Religious advocacy groups have a long history of working with the United Nations, pushing back against progressive interpretations of the terms 'family' and 'marriage' as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


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