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SUNS # 9020 Friday 15 November 2019

Trade : Concerns over local content, localisation measures under TRIMs (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A meeting of the WTO Committee on Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs) on Wednesday saw several Members again voicing concerns over investment-related measures adopted by China, Indonesia and the Russian Federation.

Opinion : A New Deal for sustainable development (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur/Sydney)
Kuala Lumpur/Sydney, 13 Nov (IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury*) -- Almost nine decades ago, newly elected US President Franklin Roosevelt introduced the New Deal in 1933 in response to the Great Depression.

United Nations : ICPD25 - lessons from the East (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
The Japan Parliamentary Federation for Population represented by Mr Teruhiko Mashiko and its secretariat, the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), has made a clear and concrete commitment to endorse the ICPD25 agenda.

PNG : Bougainville prepares for historic vote on nationhood (PRIV)
(IPS, Buka/Arawa)
The people of Bougainville, an autonomous region in eastern Papua New Guinea (PNG), have aspired to self-government for more than a century. Now their longed-for opportunity to vote on independence will occur on Nov. 23.

Argentina : Rock glaciers supply water to highland communities (PRIV)
(IPS, El Condor)
In Argentina's Puna region, at 4,000 metres above sea level, the color green is rare in the arid landscape, which is dominated by different shades of brown and yellow.

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