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SUNS # 8677 Tuesday 8 May 2018
 
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Trade : China to denounce US threats to MTS at General Council (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
China, along with like-minded countries, i s expected to denounce the United States at the World Trade Organization's Ge neral Council meeting Tuesday (8 May), over the grave threats to the "multilatera l trading system" (MTS) from Washington's "unilateral" trade measures, and th e continued US attempts to trigger trade wars, according to trade diplomats.

Climate : Need for comparable and balanced progress on all issues (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Bonn)
Developing countries, led by the Group of 77 a nd China, called for comparable and balanced progress in the negotiations on a ll elements of the package of decisions, to be adopted at the year-end climate talks under the UNFCCC.

Climate : Developing country delegates provide insights on negotiations (PRIV)
(TWN, Bonn)
Delegates from developing countries provided their insights into the on-going negotiations under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement (PA) at a side-event organized on 30 April, at the opening of the Bonn climate talks.

United Nations : FAO releases alarming report on soil pollution (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Soil pollution is posing a serious threat to our environment, to our sources of food and ultimately to our health.

United Nations : Protecting the health & rights of people on the move (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
A staggering 258 million people migrated internationally in 2017.


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