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SUNS # 9004 Thursday 24 October 2019

Trade : WTO discusses impact of direct shipment requirements on LDCs   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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A meeting of the WTO Committee on Rules of Origin on 17-18 October discussed the impact of direct shipment requirements on the use of tariff preferences by the least developed countries (LDCs) as well as a case study by the LDCs concerning the use of preferences by LDC exporters to China.

Opinion : Private finance and Agenda 2030 - way off-track   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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Four years ago, UN member states proclaimed their ambitions for development in a document named "Transforming Our World", also known as Agenda 2030.

Opinion : Let plants be thy medicine - you are what you eat   (IPS, Illinois/Abuja) (PRIV)
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United Nations World Food Day [was] celebrated around the world on 16 October under the theme: "Our Actions ARE Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World".

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