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SUNS # 8232 Friday  29 April 2016


 
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Trade: EU's aggressive new trade agenda, after sinking Doha talks (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The European Union has come out in the open by unveiling an aggressive trade agenda to be pursued at the World Trade Organization, after collaborating with the United States in torpedoing the Doha Development Agenda trade negotiations at Nairobi, Kenya, over four months ago, several trade envoys told the SUNS.

United Nations: Outlook for developing Asia-Pacific stable, but uncertain (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The economic outlook for the developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region is broadly stable, but clouded by uncertainty as a confluence of macroeconomic risks continues to buffet the region, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) has said.

Development: Choose humanity - make the impossible choice possible! (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
We have arrived at the point of no return. At this very moment the world is witnessing the highest level of humanitarian needs since World War Two.

Development: Boosting the future of the food movement (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington)
Investing in new entrepreneurs who bring a holistic approach to food sustainability is one way that the food movement can overcome mounting global challenges from environmental degradation to food waste.


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