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SUNS # 8532 Friday 15 September 2017

Rights : World Bank should draft new policy to advance human rights (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A United Nations human rights expert has called on the World Bank to embark on an inclusive process for drafting a new and separate human rights policy, which should embody a commitment to integrate human rights into its work.

United Nations : S-G talks Myanmar, Trump ahead of General Assembly (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In an environment full of major threats, countries must work together towards peace and stability, the Secretary-General said ahead of the General Assembly.

Development : Latin America in search of sustainable food systems (PRIV)
(IPS, San Salvador)
A paradigm shift is needed regarding how food is produced, consumed and marketed in Latin America and the Caribbean, in order to curb health problems related to poor nutrition.

Dominica : Geothermal dream about to become reality (PRIV)
(IPS, Roseau)
The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica has moved one step closer to its dream of constructing a geothermal plant, a project that is expected to reduce the country's dependence on fossil fuels.

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