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SUNS # 9061 Wednesday 5 February 2020

Trade : UK notifies WTO of withdrawal from EU and its implications (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The United Kingdom has notified the members of the World Trade Organisation that it has ceased to be a member state of the European Union at 23.00 GMT on 31 January 2020.

WHO : Secretariat proposes curtailment of CSO participation in GB meetings? (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
The WHO Secretariat's report for the consideration of the 146th Meeting of the Executive Board (EB) proposes to curtail the participation of CSOs in the Governing Body (GB) meetings such as the World Health Assembly (WHA) and EB.

Opinion : Financialization increases inequality (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur/Penang)
Kuala Lumpur/Penang, 4 Feb (IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Michael Lim Mah Hui*) -- Financialization has worsened inequality through various channels, including macroeconomic policies.

DRC : Women & girls up front - the humanitarian response (PRIV)
(IPS, Geneva)
Eleven-year-old "Anne" went to a health facility with her mother in the conflict-affected province of Ituri, in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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