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SUNS # 8459 Wednesday 10 May 2017

Trade : Positions unchanged on public stockholding, SSM, HOD told (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
An informal Heads of Delegation meeting at the World Trade Organization on Monday showed that members remain sharply divided on the key issues and possible deliverables at MC11 in Buenos Aires, with a large majority of developing countries insisting that the focus should be based on the Doha Work Programme and Nairobi Ministerial decisions, and not on any new issues like E-commerce or investment facilitation.

Climate : Paris Agreement should not be renegotiated, say developing countries (PRIV)
(T. Ajit, Bonn)
As climate change talks under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened in Bonn on 8 May, developing countries conveyed unequivocally that the Paris Agreement (PA) must not be renegotiated, nor its provisions reinterpreted.

Climate : "Loss and damage" issue should be considered at inter-session meetings (PRIV)
(Jade Chiang, Bonn)
Developing countries at the Bonn climate talks called for the possibility of considering the issue of "loss and damage" at inter-sessional meetings, rather than considering it only once a year at the annual UNFCCC's meeting of the Conference of Parties (COPs).

Climate : Global climate policy in an uncertain state of flux (PRIV)
(Martin Khor, Penang)
Global climate change policy is in a state of flux, with all other countries waiting for the United States to decide whether to leave or remain in the Paris Agreement.

United Nations : Time to find "magic formula" to stop hatred (PRIV)
(IPS, Baku)
It is time to find that "magic formula" that will encourage people to stop conflicts, the rise of violent extremism and hatred, and live together in peace, urged a United Nations senior official at the end of a UN-backed conference on inter-cultural dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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