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SUNS # 8491 Thursday 29 June 2017
 
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Trade : Prospects for any Doha agri accords at MC11 bleak (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The African Group of countries, particularly the Cotton-four - Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Chad - are going to be left high and dry at the World Trade Organization's eleventh ministerial meeting (MC11) at Buenos Aires in December without any outcomes on their main demands for reducing the domestic support in agriculture by the developed countries, sources told SUNS.

United Nations : States called upon to respect, protect and fulfil right to health (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations Human Rights Council, on the final day of its thirty-fifth regular session (6-23 June) end of last week, adopted a resolution that amongst others called upon States to respect, protect and fulfil the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, with special attention to groups in vulnerable situations.

United Nations : Saving lives by investing in the poorest (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Investing in the health of the poorest communities saves almost twice as many lives, according to a UN agency's analysis.

Environment : Any way to help slow down climate change... individually? (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
It is no secret that the biggest responsible for climate change is greed. The greed of the world's largest private corporations, which blindly seek unlimited high financial benefits.


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