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SUNS # 8565 Wednesday 1 November 2017
 
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Trade : Russia moots "impossible to use" PSH solution (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Russia on Monday (30 October) floated a "draft ministerial decision" on the mandated permanent solution for public stockholding (PSH) programs for food security to be negotiated at the World Trade Organization's eleventh ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires (MC11).

United Nations : Israel called to end 50 years of occupation of Palestine (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Government of Israel should bring a complete end to the 50 years of occupation of the Palestinian territories in as expeditious a time period as possible, under international supervision, a United Nations human rights expert has recommended.

United Nations : Member States pay lip service to women & peacekeeping (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution adopted on 31 October 2000, underlying the role of women in peacekeeping, has long been described as both historic and unprecedented.


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