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SUNS # 9115 Thursday 7 May 2020

COVID-19 : Need for a new architecture on international public finance (PRIV)
(Celine Tan, Coventry)
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the systemic failures of the international framework for development cooperation and international public finance.

COVID-19 : Attempts underway at WTO for support on trade-related measures (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Attempts are underway at the World Trade Organization to drum up support for reducing tariffs on goods to almost zero, speeding up the e-commerce negotiations to have digital trade rules for free data flows and liberalization of online payments, as well as doing away with export restrictions.

Q&A : COVID-19 means we must innovate data collection (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The current coronavirus pandemic can offer insight into how to shake-up traditional methods of data collection, and might provide an opportunity to do it in more innovative ways, in turn enhancing progress towards gender equality.

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