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SUNS # 8835 Wednesday 30 January 2019

Trade : Dispute panel to examine US Section 301 tariffs on Chinese goods (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday agreed to a Chinese request to establish a dispute panel to examine tariffs imposed by the United States o n imports of Chinese goods under Section 301 of the US Trade Act of 1974.

United Nations : Creative economy thriving despite downturn in global trade (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The creative economy has remained robust, w ith global trade in creative goods generating an annual average growth rate of 7.34 per cent during the period 2003-2015, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Climate : Desertification, land degradation, climate change go hand in hand (PRIV)
(IPS, Georgetown)
The link between desertification, land degradation and climate change is among several issues occupying the attention of the 197 Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) for the next three days.

Opinion : First international day of education could not come soon enough (PRIV)
(IPS, Barcelona)
Children's education is in a s tate of emergency when it comes to protracted crises.

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