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SUNS # 8643 Friday 16 March 2018
 
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United Nations : Ways to improve donor reporting across UN system (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Nations and system organizations should engage with donors in a dialogue at the strategic level for the adoption of donor reporting templates and accommodating the common information needs, demands and requirements of donors and the regulatory frameworks and capacities of the organizations.

Trade : Trump's launch of a global trade war (PRIV)
(Martin Khor, Penang)
Last week's action by President Donald Trump has ended the United States' leadership on liberal trade and may trigger a global trade war with major damaging consequences.

Opinion : It's the war, stupid (PRIV)
(IPS, Miami)
It is revealing that a ruler who did not serve in the military, nor enjoys any experience in war affairs, has a special inclination to use a vocabulary more typical of bloody clashes between states than in diplomatic relations.

Opinion : Three ways the Global Compact can better serve refugees (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has a tall task: deliver a "Global Compact for Refugees" to the United Nations General Assembly by the end of 2018.


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