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SUNS # 9017 Tuesday 12 November 2019

Trade : Colombian envoy to chair rules group overseeing fisheries talks (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Ambassador Santiago Wills of Colombia has now been elected as the new chair of the Doha rules negotiating body that is overseeing the fisheries subsidies negotiations.

UN : Call to action as thousands breathe new life to Cairo Promise (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Every day 830 women die while giving life. At least 33,000 girls are forced into child marriage with 11,000 girls undergoing female genital mutilation.

Central America : Fertile ground for human trafficking (PRIV)
(IPS, San Salvador)
Central America is an impoverished region rife with gang violence and human trafficking - the third largest crime industry in the world - as a major source of migrants heading towards the United States.

Africa : Mo money, mo solutions - AfDB ready to double investment (PRIV)
(IPS, Cotonou)
Buses carrying cross-border traders and goods from Cotonou in Benin to Bamako in Mali have recently been using the Lome route - travelling through the capital of Togo and then getting onto the Ouagadougou corridor on their way to the Malian capital.

Opinion : Four ways the AfDB can support a more secure Africa (PRIV)
(IPS, Abuja)
Free movement of people and goods across Africa increases the risk of transmission of infectious diseases.

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