SUNS - South North Development Monitor
     INDEX        ARCHIVE        SEARCH        FROM GATT TO THE WTO        ABOUT
SUNS # 8715 Thursday 5 July 2018

Trade : Russia joins in initiating dispute over US S.232 tariffs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Russian Federation has now joined severa l other WTO members in initiating a dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the additional duties imposed by the United States under Section 232 of its trade law on imports of steel and aluminium products from Russia.

United Nations : Peace "only way forward" for Yemen (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Tackling the relentless conf lict in Yemen has never been more urgent as it has pushed the Middle Eastern nat ion "deep into the abyss." However, much can be learned from recent and ongoing initiatives.

Hungary : The "Stop Soros" bill - strong drawback for NGOs (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
On World Refugee Day June 20, the Hungarian Parliament passed the "Stop Soros" bill which is aimed at criminalizing groups who support refugees and other types of undocumented immigrants.

Peru : Community work among women improves lives in Andes highlands (PRIV)
(IPS, Cusipata)
At more than 3,300 m above sea level, in the department of Cuzco, women are beating infertile soil and fro st to grow organic food and revive community work practices that date back to the days of the Inca empire in Peru such as the "ayni" and "minka".

Opinion : UN Chief calls for JCPOA implementation (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
UN Secretary-General Antoni o Guterres said the nuclear deal with Iran is at a "crossroads" and expressed his deep regret over US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement and re-impose sanctions.

  About   Publisher: Third World Network, 131 Jalan Macalister, 10400 penang, malaysia
Editor emeritus: chakravarthi raghavan.
Editor: kanaga raja, rm c508, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix, ch-1211 geneva 10, switzerland; tel:(4122) 7344274, fax 7401672; email:
Advisory board: rajiv kumar chander, triyono wibowo
As a non-profit service, subscriptions are intended to cover or contribute to costs of operations. terms and special conditions: information available from publisher.


[c] 2013, SUNS - All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, reprinted or posted to any system or service without specific permission from SUNS. This limitation includes incorporation into a database, distribution via Usenet News, bulletin board systems, mailing lists, print media or broadcast. For information about reproduction or multi-user subscriptions please contact <>