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SUNS # 8955 Friday 26 July 2019

Trade : South rallies around proposals to advance developmental agenda   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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After four years of fractious divisions, amid sustained attempts to hijack the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) negotiations, the developing and least-developed countries have finally rallied around two proposals at the World Trade Organization seeking to advance their developmental agenda as part of the WTO reforms.

Trade : South coalesces around an inclusive approach to transparency   (D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva) (PRIV)
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The developing and least-developed countries have coalesced around a joint proposal that called for an inclusive approach to transparency and notification requirements at the World Trade Organization, several trade envoys told the SUNS.

Trade : Korea brings complaint over Japan's export controls to General Council   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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South Korea on Wednesday (24 July) brought to the General Council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) its complaint over Japan's measures restricting exports to Korea of Japanese materials that are essential for the manufacture of semi-conductors and display screens.

United Nations : Hidden in plain sight - sex trafficking in Canada   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Human trafficking for sexual exploitation has been steadily increasing in Canada.

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