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SUNS # 8850 Wednesday 20 February 2019

Trade : S&DT sine qua non to promote development of South (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
As the United States escalates its trade war against developing countries, China, India, South Africa, and Venezuela hav e called for ensuring special and differential treatment (S&DT) to promote development on an inclusive framework.

Trade : The continued relevance of S&DT in favour of South countries (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT) i s an integral part of the multilateral trading system, and self-declaration of d eveloping Member status, a fundamental rule in the World Trade Organisation (WTO), ha s proven to be the most appropriate classification approach to the WTO.

United Nations : Bringing #MeToo to the fashion industry (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The global #MeToo movement has put a spotlight on sexual harassment and violence in various industries including the film and music industries. Is it now time for the fashion industry to address these issues within their supply chains, one organisati on says.

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