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SUNS # 8490 Wednesday 28 June 2017

Trade : State of play in the WTO toward the 11th Ministerial in Argentina (PRIV)
(Deborah James, Washington DC)
The 11th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10-13, 2017.

United Nations : The world is burning (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Record high temperatures are gripping much of the globe and more hot weather is to come. This implies more drought, more food insecurity, more famine and more massive human displacements.

Europe : Stands by Caribbean on climate funding (PRIV)
(IPS, Bridgetown)
A senior European Union (EU) official in the Caribbean said Europe is ready to continue the global leadership in the fight against climate change, including helping the poor and vulnerable countries in the region.

United Nations : Putting the spotlight on women migrant workers (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Migrant workers, and their economic contribution to development of both the country of origin and the host country, have caught the eye of governments and policymakers worldwide.

Environment : "Black soils" - excessive use of arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Soils are polluted due mostly to human activities that leave excess chemicals in soils used to grow food, the United Nations reports.

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