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SUNS # 8899 Friday 3 May 2019

Trade : Negotiating criteria on S&DT for South not realistic, says Norway (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT) is an important tool for enabling development and greater participation in the multilateral trading system, and aiming at consensus on a negotiated set of criteria for when a developing Member should have access to S&DT "is neither realist ic nor necessarily useful".

United Nations : Are migrant workers humans or commodities? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations has estimated a hef ty $466 billion as remittances from migrant workers worldwide in 2017 - and perhaps even higher last year.

United Nations : Opting in - the value of vaccines (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Since the introduction of vaccines, diseases such as measles and polio were quickly becoming a thing of the past. However, the world's progress on immunisation is now being threatened .

Opinion : Future of planet requires deeper cooperation, long-term thinking (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
For most of the 7 billion people on t he planet, global institutions are remote, far removed from their day-to-day e xistence. Yet, our global institutions matter.

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