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SUNS # 8884 Tuesday 9 April 2019
 
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Trade : Russia wins over national security exception in Ukraine dispute (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A WTO dispute panel has handed down a ruling holding that Russia has not acted inconsistently with its WTO obligations i n the Ukraine-Russia dispute over transit traffic measures, where Russia had invo ked the "security exception" under GATT Art. XXI, with some implications in sev eral on-going disputes against the US, where the US has invoked "security except ions" to raise tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

United Nations : Safeguarding the health of people and planet through food (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Food sustainability, both in production and consumption, is at the heart of a healthy public and planet.

United Nations : Education for all - refugees too (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Young Rohingya refugees are now facing new hardships as the Bangladeshi government cracks down on their education and future opportunities.


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