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SUNS # 8871 Thursday 21 March 2019

Trade : Brazil's tectonic shift in foregoing S&DT at WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Brazil has made a tectonic shift in its h itherto developing country positions, announcing that it will forego the special an d differential treatment (S&DT) at the World Trade Organization.

United Nations : Israel's usurpation of Palestinian assets a rights violatio n (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
For the almost five million Palestinians li ving under Israeli occupation, the degradation and alienation of their water sup ply, the exploitation of their natural resources and the defacing of their environme nt is symptomatic of the lack of any meaningful control they have over their dail y lives, a UN human rights expert has said.

UN : Climate change - threat to agriculture & UN's goal to eradicate hunger (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations has vowed to eradicate extreme hunger and malnutrition on a self-imposed deadline of 203 0.

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