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SUNS # 8537 Friday 22 September 2017

Trade : World trade now forecast to grow 3.6% this year, says WTO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
World merchandise trade in volume terms is now forecast to grow by 3.6% in 2017, up from the previous estimate earlier this year of 2.4% growth, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said on Thursday.

United Nations : A Trump doctrine of hypocrisy (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In his first address on the global stage of the United Nations General Assembly, United States President Donald Trump touted an "America First" approach at the very institution that is meant to inspire collaboration between nations.

United Nations : Macron defends globalist approach at General Assembly (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a sombre speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, denouncing Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing," and calling for better protection of refugees around the world.

United Nations : Poor orphan crops ... so valuable, so neglected (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
When "think-tankers" in the mid-1990s formulated their famous "think global, act local" slogan, they probably did not expect humankind to require a couple of decades to implement such practical advice.

Caribbean : Latest major hurricane leaves Dominica "devastated" (PRIV)
(IPS, St John's)
As Hurricane Maria continues to barrel its way across the Caribbean, details are slowly emerging of the number of deaths and the extent of the devastation left in its wake in Dominica.

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