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SUNS # 8920 Thursday 6 June 2019

Trade : Attempts to push "digital free flow" at G20 to test resolve of South   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The G20 trade ministerial meeting in Tsukuba, near Tokyo, on 8-9 June, will test the resolve of major developing countries such as China, India, and South Africa among others in safeguarding their policy space for building robust domestic digital industries, trade envoys told the SUNS.

United Nations : An escalating war on reproductive rights   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Abortion has long been a contentious issue across the world, and the debate is only heating up, prompting women to stand up and speak out for their reproductive rights.

United Nations : The new face of activism - youth   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Rather than waiting for adults to act, more young girls and boys are standing up and speaking out on the world's pressing issues.

Environment : Limited knowledge of plant biosecurity increases threats   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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The plant-life on the Pacific Islands is currently under threat as protections against diseases and pests are left in the hands of under-trained personnel with limited facilities.

Environment : These aliens are here to stay (and they are dangerous)   (IPS, Madrid) (PRIV)
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No, no, no. Nothing to do with what US and Europe's far-right fanatics now use to vociferate, saying once and again that "migrants come here to destroy our democracy, our civilisation, and our life-style".

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