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SUNS # 8770 Wednesday 10 October 2018

Trade : Colombia's amended tariffs on textiles, footwear not WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute compliance panel at the World Trad e Organisation (WTO) has ruled that Panama has failed to demonstrate that the measures taken by Colombia to comply with an earlier WTO ruling relating to the importation of textiles, apparel and footwear were inconsistent with Colomb ia's WTO obligations.

United Nations : Leveraging potential for green growth in vulnerable countri es (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In May, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced next year's summit on climate.

El Salvador : Farmers generate their own electricity (PRIV)
(IPS, Joya de Talchiga)
In Lilian Gomez's house, nes tled in the mountains of eastern El Salvador, the darkness of the night was bare ly relieved by the faint, trembling flames of a pair of candles, just like in the houses of her neighbours. Until now.

Mideast : Investing in Arab and Asian youth for a sustainable future (PRIV)
(IPS, Manama)
As the youth population has increased t o unprecedented levels in Arab and Asian regions, governments need to do more to invest in them.

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