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SUNS # 9023 Wednesday 20 November 2019

Trade : US offers quid pro quo on e-commerce moratorium (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States has offered a quid pro quo for extending the e-commerce moratorium by six months until the World Trade Organization's twelfth ministerial conference (MC12) in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan, in June 2020.

Opinion : Dangers and questions of the Zuckerberg era (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
This year the Worldwide Web is thirty years old. For the first time since 1435, a citizen from Brazil could exchange their views and information with another in Finland.

United Nations : "Transformational benefits" of ending outdoor defecation (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Ending the practice of defecating in the open, rather than in a toilet, will have "transformational benefits" for some of the world's most vulnerable people, says the UN's partner sanitation body, the WSSCC (Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council).

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