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SUNS # 8684 Tuesday 22 May 2018
 
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Trade : AB member Servansing seeking second term (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization Appellate Body member Shree Baboo Chekitan Servansing is seeking a second term after his current four-year tenure expires in September, a development that could prove to be a litmus test for the future of the highest adjudicating body given t he intransigent positions adopted by the United States, several trade envoys t old SUNS.

United Nations : HRC holds Special Session on Gaza violence (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Israel, as an occupying power under international law, is obligated to protect the population of Gaza and ensur e their welfare, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said Friday, highlighting the "appalling" recent events in Gaza.

Climate : Developing countries call for greater balance in negotiations (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Kathmandu)
Developing countries called for greate r balance in the outcomes of negotiations on the Paris Agreement Work Program me (PAWP) in the future, given the "uneven" progress on all elements at the re cently concluded climate talks, held in Bonn, Germany, from 30 April to 10 May.


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