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SUNS # 8633 Friday 2 March 2018

Trade : WTO chief, China, EU and US advocate plurilaterals (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization director-general Roberto Azevedo along with the European Union, the United States, and China on Wednesday mounted a concerted campaign for launching plurilateral negotiations on the new issues albeit with differing justifications.

Trade : Compliance panel set in US-India dispute over solar cells, modules (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Dispute Settlement Body (WTO) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to establish a panel, at the request of India, to determine India's compliance with the recommendations and rulings of the DSB in its dispute with the United States over certain Indian measures relating to solar cells and modules.

Opinion : Culture of deep-seated denial of sexual violence in Sudan (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual violence in Sudan, and establish constructive dialogue with national authorities in this regard.

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