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SUNS # 9164 Tuesday 21 July 2020
 
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Trade : Selection process for WTO DG post moves into second stage (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Members of the World Trade Organization will now move into the second stage of selecting the new Director-General of the organization, following the conclusion on 17 July of the public presentations by the eight candidates in the DG race.

UN : With poverty & hunger skyrocketing, is a rescue package the answer? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations has been relentlessly pursuing a highly-ambitious blueprint for the sustainable future of humanity - harking back to the adoption of a new global economic agenda by the General Assembly back in 2015.

Chile : Fog traps save farming community from severe drought (PRIV)
(IPS, Ovalle)
"The harvested water has helped us at critical times and the fog nets have also brought us visibility. Today we produce beer here and many tourists come," says Daniel Rojas, president of the Pena Blanca Agricultural Community in Chile.


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