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SUNS # 9065 Tuesday 11 February 2020

Trade : Agreement on fisheries subsidies at MC12 remains doubtful (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The prospects for an agreement prohibiting subsidies that contribute to IUU (illegal, unreported, and unregulated) fishing, and overcapacity and overfishing among others at the upcoming WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan remain doubtful, according to several trade envoys.

UN : Need to address sexual & reproductive health of women in crisis areas (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $683 million in their mission to address sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in conflict areas in the world.

Health : A bigger impact in a smaller world - the China situation (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
We are now living in a hyper communicative world where news does travel faster than lightning.

Opinion : A humanitarian response to the crisis in Zimbabwe (PRIV)
(IPS, Harare)
In November 2019, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food described Zimbabwe - a country once hailed as the bread basket of Africa - as a state on the brink of man-made starvation.

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