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SUNS # 8452 Friday 28 April 2017
 
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Trade : G33 insist on unambiguous outcomes at MC11 on food security (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Developing countries with hundreds of millions of resource poor and livelihood farmers face a do-or-die battle, ahead of the World Trade Organization's eleventh ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires later this year, to secure a permanent solution for public stockholding programs for food security and a simple and effective special safeguard mechanism, trade envoys told SUNS.

Trade : Chinese AD measures on cellulose pulp held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organisation has ruled that anti-dumping (AD) measures applied by China on imports of cellulose pulp from Canada are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

United Nations : IPS journalists who perished in the line of duty (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In the politically-risky world of professional journalism, news reporters are fast becoming an endangered species.

Latin America : Informal labour, another wall faced by migrants (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
A large proportion of the 4.3 million migrant workers in Latin America and the Caribbean survive by working in the informal economy or in irregular conditions - an invisible wall that is necessary to bring down, together with discrimination and xenophobia.

Environment : "The ocean is not a dumping ground" (PRIV)
(IPS, Port-Louis)
An internationally renowned scientist, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, became Mauritius's sixth president on June 5, 2015 - and one of the few Muslim women heads of state in the world.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the May Labour Day holiday in Europe, the next issue SUNS #8453 will appear on 2 May.


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