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SUNS # 9166 Thursday 23 July 2020

Trade : South calls for extending deadline to conclude fisheries deal to MC12 (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Several developing countries, including India, have suggested extending the deadline to conclude the fisheries subsidies agreement until the WTO's 12th ministerial conference (MC12) in June 2021, due to the escalating Covid-19 health crisis that would make it difficult for their capital-based officials to physically participate in negotiations, trade envoys told the SUNS.

COVID-19 : Women and girls will still eat last, be educated last (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the World Food Programme, began the IPS United Nations Bureau webinar "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women and Girls" by reminiscing on a talk she gave in 1995 entitled "Women eat last".

COVID-19 : The world needs you. Now (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
"We may all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now," Martin Luther King Jr once said.

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