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SUNS # 9054 Monday 27 January 2020

Trade : South Africa refuses to endorse Cairns Group declaration at Davos (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Davos)
South Africa has refused to endorse the ministerial declaration of the Cairns Group of farm exporting countries led by Australia on grounds that it seeks to negotiate entitlements accorded to developing countries in the WTO's Agreement on Agriculture, participants told the SUNS.

Trade : India, South Africa have not joined EU's arbitration arrangement (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Davos)
India and South Africa have not joined the European Union's interim arbitration arrangement for resolving trade disputes in the absence of a functioning Appellate Body (AB).

UN : Top court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Myanmar must take steps to protect its minority Rohingya population, the top UN court unanimously ruled on Thursday.

UN : Global inequality continues to grow (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
More than 70 percent of the global population is currently living in parts of the world where income inequality has grown, according to the World Social Report 2020 launched by United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

UN : Plans to launch a "decade of action" to deliver Development Goals (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. I draw tremendous strength from all that we represent and all that we have achieved together.

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