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SUNS # 8668 Tuesday 24 April 2018
 
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Trade : Turkey latest to seek consultations over US S.232 actions (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Turkey has now joined the growing list of countries seeking consultations with the United States under Article 12.3 o f the WTO's Agreement on Safeguards over the additional tariffs imposed by the United States on imports of certain steel and aluminium products.

United Nations : Boutros Boutros-Ghali - democratic multilateralism (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"If we don't do everythi ng possible to democratize globalization, globalization will pervert national democracies", said the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, as President of the "International Panel on Democracy and Development" set up by UNESCO and chaired by the man who had worked so hard, at a global scale, in favour of giving voice to the peoples - as required in the first sentence o f the Charter of the United Nations - to allow constant participation from citize nship as should be the rule in a genuine democracy.

United Nations : Dreaming of a new sustainable economy (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Officials from around the world came together to create and support a vision for a new, sustainable economy: a bioeconomy.

United Nations : Child soldiers released, but risk remains (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
More than 200 child soldiers we re released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, and help will be needed t o ensure their safe and bright future, according to a UN agency.

Media : FAO, El Pais launch series of books on "The State of the Planet" (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Today the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted an event at its headquarters in Rome, to present a set of eleven books jointly realized in collaboration with the Spanish newspape r El Pais.


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