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SUNS # 8421 Tuesday 14 March 2017
 
  Contents  

Finance : Some reflections on 'investment facilitation' (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Regulations related to investment are a very broad category of measures that are closely intertwined with the development levels of a country as well as the sector concerned, and addressing such a broad category of regulations through rules that are designed on the multilateral level to fit various countries and sectors under a 'one-size-fits-all' approach would be intrusive on regulatory space.

United Nations : 370 million children eat healthy food at school, every day (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Every day some 370 million children around the world are fed at school, while learning about healthy food and nutrition through school meals programmes that also help boost attendance, the United Nations reports.

Caribbean : Awaits Trump moves on climate funding, Paris deal (PRIV)
(IPS, Kingstown)
Caribbean leaders worry that with climate change sceptic Donald Trump in the White House, it will be more difficult for small island developing states facing the brunt of climate change to secure the financing necessary to adapt to and mitigate against it.

Environment : Indigenous 'people of wildlife' know how to protect nature (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
In the northern part of Mount Kenya, there is an indigenous community - the Il Lakipiak Maasai ("People of Wildlife") - which owns and operates the only community-owned rhino sanctuary in the country.


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