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SUNS # 8733 Tuesday 31 July 2018

Trade : WTO Rules Group discusses subsidies to IUU fishing (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A cluster of informal meetings at the WTO Negotiating Group on Rules last week (23-25 July) held a discussion on the issue of subsidies to illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

United Nations : Educating girls, the only road to achieve the SDGs (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Better and prolonged education can bring down high rates of illiteracy, sexual abuse and early marriage among girls.

Italy : "Agromafia" exploits hundreds of thousands of agricultural workers (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
In Italy, over 400,000 agricultural labou rers risk being illegally employed by mafia-like organisations, and more than 13 2,000 work in extremely vulnerable conditions, enduring high occupational sufferi ng, warns the fourth report on Agromafie and Caporalato.

Mozambique : Eradicating leprosy, a complicated task (PRIV)
(IPS, Nampula Province)
It takes Faurito Antonio , 42, from Lalaua district, Nampula Province, two hours to reach his nearest heal th centre in order to receive the drugs necessary for his treatment of leprosy .

Q&A : Air pollution remains cause for alarm in Asia (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangkok)
At the start of the year, the poll ution in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, reached six times the World Health Organization's guideline levels for air quality.

Note to Readers : Holiday Notice (PRIV)
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Due to the Swiss National Day holiday, the next issue SUNS #8734 will appea r on 2 August.

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