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SUNS # 8774 Tuesday 16 October 2018

Trade : EU taken to task over draft methodology for TRQs after Brexit (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union's opaque tariff struct ure for farm products was exposed during a discussion on Brexit at the World Tr ade Organization last week, as Brussels failed to provide credible answers over the draft methodology it had submitted for apportioning the tariff rate quotas (TRQs) after Britain's departure in 2019, negotiators told SUNS.

Climate : Contentious issues at IPCC 1.5 degrees C Report approval meeting (PRIV)
(Indrajit Bose and Meena Raman, New Delhi)
Several contentious issues arose prior to the adoption of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climat e Change (IPCC)'s Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) of the "Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C".

Latin America : Backslides in struggle to reach zero hunger goal (PRIV)
(IPS, Santiago)
For the third consecutive year, S outh America slid backwards in the global struggle to achieve zero hunger by 203 0, with 39 million people living with hunger and five million children sufferi ng from malnutrition.

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