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SUNS # 8725 Thursday 19 July 2018

Environment : Discussions on sequence information unravel at Biodiversity me et (PRIV)
(Edward Hammond and Lim Li Ching, Austin/London)
Discussions at a subsidiary meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) unravell ed spectacularly on the issue of sequence information of genetic resources.

Opinion : Will Trump's trade war make America great again? (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 16 Jul (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- The United States has had the world's largest trade deficit f or almost half a century.

Africa : Blue economy movement gains traction (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
An increasing number of African countries are now embracing the blue economy for its potential to deliver solutions to their most pressing development needs - particularly extreme p overty and hunger.

United Nations : New York among cities heading for a sustainable future (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
New York has long been considered a pioneer - in fashion, art, music, and food, just to name a few.

Kenya : Age appropriate sexuality education for youth key to progress (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
F ifty years ago at the International Conference on Human Rights, family planning was affirmed to be a human right.

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