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SUNS # 9136 Thursday 11 June 2020

Trade : AB rules in favour of Australia over tobacco plain packaging (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has upheld an earlier dispute panel ruling that had rejected the claims put forward by Honduras and the Dominican Republic that the tobacco plain packaging (TPP) measures instituted by Australia are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

Climate : Developing country ministers call for urgent action on finance (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan, Kathmandu)
Developing country ministers called for urgent action on climate finance, at a virtual meeting held on 4 June by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

United Nations : The need, within the UN, for an honest conversation on racism (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
I want to once again express to all colleagues my enormous appreciation, my enormous gratitude, for your fantastic professionalism, your flexibility and the way you have been able to fully deliver for the people we care for during this period.

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