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SUNS # 8768 Monday 8 October 2018

Trade : Azevedo's pitch for WTO rules in new areas countered at CSO event (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The World Trade Organization's director-general Roberto Azevedo, along with business and corporate lobbyis ts, has made an aggressive pitch for negotiating new rules in electronic commer ce, disciplines for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), investment facilitation and services.

Climate : Response must be accompanied by renewed approach to development (PRIV)
(IPS, Kingston)
In the face of the many challenges posed by climate change, Panos Caribbean, a global network of institutes wo rking to give a voice to poor and marginalised communities, says the Caribbean mu st raise its voice to demand and support the global temperature target of 1.5 degrees C.

Africa : How to green Uganda's cities (PRIV)
(IPS, Kampala)
Locals in Kampala, Uganda's capital, always have two or three things to say in a conversation about how the city is developing.

Saudi Arabia : Ethiopian domestic workers battle for survival (PRIV)
(IPS, Jeddah)
Marjani F, 44, spent 8 years in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital working as domestic help.

Opinion : Entrepreneurial about gender equality (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Asia and the Pacific needs more women entrepreneurs. Women's economic empowerment and gender equality depend on it, as does the inclusive economic growth needed to achieve the U N's Sustainable Development Goals.

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