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SUNS # 8669 Wednesday  25 April 2018


 
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Trade: US faulted at WTO Safeguards Committee over S.232 actions (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Several members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday voiced sharp concern and disappointment over the decision by the United States to impose additional tariffs on imports o f certain steel and aluminium products under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act o f 1962.

Zambia: Over to you, children! "Plant a Million Trees" takes root (PRIV)
(IPS, Lusaka)
Trees are a vital component in the eco system - they not only give oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give refu ge to wildlife, but also provide materials for tools, shelter and ultimately, foo d for both animals and human beings.

India: Pledges $50 million more to UN Partnership Fund (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
At a time when funding for UN agencies is on the decl ine - and also threatened with cuts by the Trump administration - the Indian government has made an additional contribution of $50 million to developmen t funding.


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