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SUNS # 8748 Monday 10 September 2018

Climate : Work to produce text on guidelines to implement PA continues (PRIV)
(Meena Raman and Prerna Bomzan, Bangkok)
Parties under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, from Sept. 4 to 9, to accelerate work on producing a negotiating text on the guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement (PA).

Climate : No mandate for modality on ex ante info on public finance, say Nor th (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Bangkok)
As Parties begin to accelerate work on producing a negotiating text on guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement (PA), developed countries continue to insist at the Bangkok climate talks t hat there is no mandate in the PA for any "modality" (mode to express) on ex an te information on the projected levels of public financial resources to be pro vided by developed countries to developing countries under Article 9.5 of the Agreem ent.

Opinion : Revisiting privatization's claims (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Several arguments have been advanced to justify privatization since the 1980s.

Latin America : Equality and territory - common struggle of indigenous women (PRIV)
(IPS, Lima)
"At the age of 18 I was the first female leader in my organisation, my grand-father who was a male chauvinist demanded that I be beaten because I was sitting among men," said Teresita Antazu, an indigenou s leader of the Yanesha people in Peru's Amazon region.

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