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SUNS # 9019 Thursday 14 November 2019

Trade : US blocks revised WTO budget proposal for 2020-2021. (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States has blocked a revised budget proposal for $180 million for the years 2020 and 2021 submitted by the World Trade Organization director-general.

UN : Nairobi Summit to redouble efforts to deal with reproductive rights (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
More than 6,000 delegates in the population development sector are gathering in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi this week to renew the promise made to girls and women 25 years ago in Cairo.

UN : Cairo dream requires $264 billion to deliver call for justice, bold leadership (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
For each of the 830 women dying each day from pregnancy complications and childbirth, an estimated 20 others suffer serious injuries, infections or disabilities.

UN : When is UHC good for attaining sexual & reproductive health and rights? (PRIV)
(IPS, Johannesburg)
This is a special year for all rights-based health advocates, as we celebrate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).

Opinion : The slippery slope to autonomous killing machines (PRIV)
(IPS, Utrecht)
Would you trust an algorithm with your life? If that thought makes you uncomfortable, then you should be concerned about the artificial intelligence (AI) arms race that is secretly taking off, fueled by the arms industry.

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