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SUNS # 8683 Friday 18 May 2018

Trade : AB issues ruling over Airbus subsidy compliance (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on 15 May confirmed that the European Union and four of its Member States (France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom) have fail ed to fully comply with an earlier WTO panel ruling that had called for an end to the illegal subsidies provided to the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus in relation to the design and development of large civil aircraft (LCA).

Climate : Parties express divergent views on "features" of NDCs (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Penang)
Parties at the recent UNFCCC climate talks held in Bonn, Germany, continued to hold divergent views over the guidance to be provided on "features" of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) und er the Paris Agreement (PA).

Climate : Parties discuss technology issues at climate talks (PRIV)
(TWN, Kuala Lumpur)
Parties discussed issues related to technolog y development and transfer at the 48th session of the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Bod y for Implementation (SBI 48) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 48) at the recently concluded climate talks in Bonn, Germany.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the Pentecost holiday in Europe, the next issue SUNS #8684 will appe ar on 22 May.

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